Serving O'Brien & Clay Counties

11/18/21: Area Happenings & Accomplishments

Ballot finalized for OC District 1 ballot

Voters in O’Brien County won’t have much to choose from when they hit the polls Dec. 7 during the special supervisor election.

Republican Tim Overmire, of rural Hartley, is the only name on the ballot. The deadline to file nomination papers was last Friday. Democrats did not nominate a candidate, and no other residents filed.

Barring a successful write-in campaign, Overmire will take office once the results are canvassed and he’s sworn in. He will succeed former District 1 Supervisor Sherri Bootsma, who resigned last month due to an impending move. The...