(KILR) – The deadline for candidates to file papers in this year’s municipal and school board elections has passed and there will be contested races for mayor, city council, and school board seats in Emmet County for the November General Election.
In Estherville, Mayor Kenny Billings has decided not to run for re-election. Two individuals are looking to fill the mayoral position, Adam Edwards and Paul Radmaker. Three candidates are seeking two At-large positions on the Estherville City Council. Those candidates are Will Breck, Zachary Ehret and Gary Myers. Diana Gesiriech and David Hovinga are running to fill an unexpired term on the city council, and Roy Gage is running for the District 5 council seat.
In the city of Armstrong, Travis Schueller is the only candidate running for Mayor. JoAnn Eaton and Robb Nutt will run unopposed for their council seats and Richard England is running unopposed to fill a vacancy on the Armstrong City Council.
In the city of Wallingford, Jarrod Fischer is running unopposed for the Mayoral position as well as the five seats up for election on the Wallingford City Council. Candidates running for the city council seats are Ronald Sabby, Mary Moorman, Brian Behrends, Connie Olson, and Ryan Cellan.
There will be contested school board races in the Estherville Lincoln Central and Graettinger-Terril School Districts. Five candidates are vying for three seats on the ELC School Board. Those candidates include Jeff Soper, Kari Fechter, Flor Hernandez, Lili Jensen, and Natasha Welch.
Three candidates are running for an open seat on the Graettinger-Terril School Board. Those candidates include Joey Moen, Kevin Jensen and Jerimiah DePyper.
The November General Election is set for Tuesday, November 7th.