LIBERTY — On Tuesday, Nov. 5, 1,609 voters in Liberty turned out to the polls for the single-question ballot on whether or not to alter city regulations on zoning, population density and creating a permit fee on short-term loan businesses.
New members, from left, Patrick Avila, Courtney Cole, incumbent Kathy Ellermeier and new member Daniel Purdom, all are sworn in for their terms on the Clay County Public Health Center Board of Trustees, Thursday, April 18.
CLAY COUNTY — Doug Ervin, a Republican from Kearney, announced his candidacy for Clay County Eastern District commissioner Wednesday, April 24.
HOLT — Alec Assel and Matt Schaeffer were sworn into office as new aldermen in Holt during the board’s April 10 meeting. Both Assel and Alec are political newcomers, having won election April 2. Each will serve a two-year term.
LIBERTY — With 3,097 votes cast, unofficial results show 52 percent of those who voted Tuesday, April 2, voted in favor of repealing the breed-specific dog ban that has been in place more than 30 years, restricting pit bulls from Liberty.
SMITHVILLE — In the race for Smithville’s School District Board of Education, voters chose incumbent Sarah Lamer and newcomer Len Matthies to serve as board members for the next three years.
LIBERTY — Lyndell Brenton retained his seat as Liberty’s mayor with unofficial results reporting 75 percent of votes cast in the Tuesday, April 2 mayoral election going to the incumbent.
LIBERTY — Current 2nd Ward City Councilman Greg Duncan retained his seat after unofficial election results were tallied Tuesday, April 2. Duncan took 78 percent of the vote to maintain his seat. His challenger, Lee Murdock, took 22 percent.
HOLT — By a slim margin of three overall votes, unofficial election results from Tuesday, April 2, show voters in Clinton and Clay counties elected Ralph Wright to the Holt Community Fire Protection District board. The term is for six years.
HOLT — Voters in Clay and Clinton counties elected political newcomers Alec Assel and Matt Schaeffer to represent them on Holt’s Board of Aldermen Tuesday, April 2.
CLAY COUNTY — Registered voters throughout Clay County will have multiple choices to make when heading to the polls Tuesday, April 2. The following is a rundown of candidates and issues on local ballots.
KEARNEY — Three candidates seek election to Kearney’s top elected seat on the April 2 ballot. Those running for mayor are Randy Pogue, a current 2nd Ward alderman; Gerri Spencer, a current 1st Ward alderman; and Jim Thomas, a road district board member.
LIBERTY — Councilman Greg Duncan seeks to maintain his seat on the Liberty City Council in the city’s 2nd Ward. He faces challenger Lee Murdock on the April 2 ballot.
HOLT — Three men, incumbent Leon Clifford and challengers Matt Schaeffer and Alec Assel, will face off for election to two, at-large aldermanic seats in Holt on the April 2 ballot. Both seats are for two-year terms.
HOLT — Two challengers will face off for one, six-year seat on the Holt Community Fire Protection District Board on the April 2 ballot. Those seeking office are retired millwright Ralph Wright and current city Alderman Jerry Nicas. Incumbent David Sanders did file for re-election.