Special election will determine new D1 supe
Early December date picked
October 21, 2021
Nov. 2 won't be the only time O'Brien County voters hit the polls this fall.
A special election has been called to fill a vacancy left by ex-District 1 Supervisor Sherri Bootsma, who resigned Oct. 13 due to an impending move. Local residents will hit the polls on Dec. 7 to determine her replacement.
As per Iowa Code, the election was called last Friday by a special county committee comprised of Auditor Barb Rowher, Recorder Susan Smith and Treasurer Missy Hatterman. The group had the option to appoint Bootsma's successor, however, no one on the committee was contacted by anyone interested i...