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Candidate filings open Tuesday for city, school elections

The candidate filing period for municipal and school district elections that do not hold primaries opens on Tuesday. In Lyon County, there will be elections held for city council seats, township supervisors, and school board members. The filing period runs from July 28 through Tuesday, Aug. 11.

In Marshall, the office of mayor will be up for election in November, as will the seats of city council members Glenn Bayerkohler, Steven Meister and James Lozinski. On the Marshall School Board, the seats of board members Matt Coleman, Bill Mulso and Bill Swope will be up for election in November.

The filing period for Lyon County Board seats was May 19 through June 2. County Commissioners Charlie Sanow, Gary Crowley and Rick Anderson are all running unopposed for reelection.

Below is a list of races that will be on the general election ballot in November, according to the Minnesota Secretary of State’s Office:

Lyon County Board

• Commissioner District 1 — incumbent candidate

Charles Sanow

• Commissioner District 4 — incumbent candidate

Gary Crowley

• Commissioner District 5 — incumbent candidate

Rick Anderson

Municipal races (filing period July 27-Aug. 11)

• Balaton: Mayor, two city council seats

• Cottonwood: Mayor, two city council seats

• Florence: Mayor, three city council seats

• Garvin: Mayor, two city council seats

• Ghent: Mayor, two city council seats

• Lynd: Mayor, three city council seats

• Marshall: Mayor, Ward 1 city council member, Ward 2 city council member, Ward 3 city council member

• Minneota: Mayor, two city council seats

• Russell: Mayor, two city council seats

• Taunton: Mayor, two city council seats

School board races (filing period July 27-Aug. 11)

• Marshall: three school board seats

• Minneota: three school board seats

• Lynd: three school board seats

• Milroy: three school board seats

• Russell-Tyler-Ruthton: one Russell member, one Ruthton member, and one at-large member

• Tracy Area: four school board seats

Township races (filing period July 27-Aug. 11)

• Eidsvold: Clerk, town supervisor seat 1

• Fairview: Clerk, town supervisor seat 3

• Grandview: Clerk, town supervisor seat 2

• Lynd Township: Clerk, town supervisor seat 2

• Monroe: Town supervisor seat 1, town supervisor seat 3

• Nordland: Clerk, town supervisor seat 2

• Rock Lake: Clerk, treasurer, town supervisor seat 3

• Shelburne: Clerk, town supervisor seat 3

• Sodus: Clerk, town supervisor seat 1

• Westerheim: Treasurer, town supervisor seat 1

Soil and Water District races

• District 1 supervisor — candidate Gary Laleman

• District 3 supervisor — candidate Mark G. Meulebroeck

• District 4 supervisor — candidate John Lanoue

• District 5 supervisor — candidate Steve Prairie

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