• Zimmerman seat will go to the top write-in candidate by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer An unusual election season will unfold in Zimmerman because, for the first time in at least 20 years, a write-in candidate stands to win a four-year term on the Zimmerman City Council. There are three open seats — one [...]
The close of the candidacy filing period for Otsego City Council brought a total of four people to the running for two four-year terms. Challengers Patrick Brink and Paul Bolin will run against incumbents Vern Heidner and Tom Darkenwald in the Nov. 4 election. The newly elected officials take office early in 2015.
Five people filed affidavits for candidacy for Zimmerman’s four elected offices that voters will fill Nov. 4. The deadline was 5 p.m. Aug. 12 and was followed by a two-day period in which candidates may still withdraw. Incumbent Dave Earenfight and challengers Jan Nicodemus and Dave Horvath will run for the mayor’s seat, a two-year term. [...]