As of Tuesday, September 15, 2015
(Editor’s preface: The following story from last week is revised with corrected information.)
City council races in Grangeville and White Bird will be contested in the Nov. 3 elections.
In Grangeville, three four-year-term council positions are open, sought by Amy Farris, Peter Lane, Daniel Gautney and Michael Peterson.
In White Bird, the four-year-term mayor position is sought by Rick Alley and Rod Pilant. Two four-year-term council seats are open, sought by Homer Brown, Janis Ann Owen-Comrie and Darlene Wadsworth.
Coming up short are filings in Riggins and Stites. Of two four-year-term council seats open in Riggins, only Carolyn Friend has filed. In Stites, no filings were made for the mayor position; running unopposed for two four-year-term council seats are Josh Bradley and Gerald J. Cathey.
• Cottonwood: Denis Duman for mayor; John J. (Jack) Duman and Shelli Schumacher for council (two four-year terms open).
• Ferdinand: Gabriel Riener for mayor (four-year term); and for council (two four-year terms) Judy Forsman, Maria Imhoff and (one two-year term) Scott Oliver.
• Kooskia: Charlotte Schilling for mayor; Donald Coffman and Martin Stettler (two four-year terms) for council; and no filings were made for a two-year-term council position.
Candidate filing ran from Aug. 24 to Sept. 4. Deadline is this Friday, Sept. 18, for write-in candidates to file in order to be considered on the Nov. 3 ballot.
A four-year-term board position is contested with the Grangeville Cemetery District between John J. Lamb and Bruce Battles.