Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

Deadline to file for D1 is Nov. 12

Anyone wishing to be on the ballot for next month’s special election in O’Brien County has just over a week to file papers.

The special Dec. 7 election will fill the vacancy left by former O’Brien County District 1 Supervisor Sherri Bootsma, who resigned last month due to an impeding move. Anyone wishing to be on the ballot as nominated by petition must circulate papers and gather at least 98 signatures from eligible county electors to be listed. Paperwork is due at the auditor’s office by Friday, Nov. 12 at 5 p.m.

The O’Brien County Republican Party will select its nominee for the District 1...