Press "Enter" to skip to content

Here are the contested races in Lemhi, Butte and Custer Counties

Stock image
IDAHO FALLS – Election season is underway and counties throughout eastern Idaho will have a number of contested races on the ballot.
Voters in Butte, Custer and Lemhi Counties are electing various county officials. All three counties have contested county commissioner races. Lemhi and Custer County residents will also elect a new candidate for sheriff.
The deadline to file to run for legislative or county office was Friday, March 15. The primary is May 21.
Here’s who’s filed to run in contested county races.
Lemhi County
Sheriff
Sheriff Steve Penner, who has been in office for two terms, is not seeking re-election.
John Bennett (R)
Chris Horton (R)
Leah Madsen (R)
Albert Pardo (R)
Prosecuting Attorney
Prosecutor Paul Withers is not seeking re-election.
Chace Slavin (R)
Rocky Wixom (R)
County Commissioner, District 1 (two-year term)
Commissioner Leah Madsen is not seeking re-election.
John Blayden (R)
Rick Carlson (R)
Custer County
Sheriff
Sheriff Stuart “Stu” Lumpkin is not seeking re-election. He is retiring on April 30. The Custer County Republican Central Committee is in the process of nominating someone to replace him until the end of his term in December.
Joel Peterson (R)
Levi Maydole (R)
County Commissioner, District 1 (two-year term)
Jake Zollinger – incumbent (R)
Ron Bloxham (R)
Will Naillon (R)
Commissioner, District 3 (four-year term)
Steve Smith – incumbent (R)
Gordon Vaden (R)
Butte County
County Commissioner, District 1
Commissioner Wes Collins is not seeking re-election.
Monica Hampton (R)
Darrell Wheeler (R)
Maddie Mocettini-Hansen (R)
The post Here are the contested races in Lemhi, Butte and Custer Counties appeared first on East Idaho News.
Source: eastidahonews.com

Be First to Comment

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *