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Primary Elections to be held June 8

Friday, June 4, 2010

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The Cherokee County Auditor's office has been busy recently testing out voting equipment and sample ballots for Tuesday's Primary Elections. Pictured, left to right, are Cherokee County Auditor Kris Glienke, Auditor's Assistant Kristi Petersen, and Auditor's Assistant Kady Brauninger, along with Cherokee County Recorder Dawn Jones Combs who helped out during the recent ballot testing at the Cherokee County Courthouse. Photo by Mike Leckband
The Cherokee County Primary Election will be held June 8 from 7 a.m. - 9 p.m. at various voting locations throughout the county.

The voting location for Afton, Diamond, Pitcher and Spring Townships and the City of Aurelia is the Aurelia Community Center.

The location for Liberty, Marcus, Amherst and Sheridan Townships and the City of Marcus, Cleghorn and Meriden is the Cleghorn Community Center.

The location for Silver, Grand Meadow, Rock, Tilden and Willow Townships and the City of Quimby and Washta is the Quimby Community Center.

The location for Cherokee, Cedar and Pilot Townships and the City of Larrabee is the Supervisor's Room in the Cherokee County Courthouse.

Voting for the City of Cherokee will take place at the Cherokee Community Center. Ward One and Two voting will take place in the upper level and Ward Three will take place in the lower level.

Absentee ballots are available at the Cherokee County Auditor's Office through June 7. The Auditor's Office will also be open Saturday, June 5 from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. for absentee voting.

The Democrat candidates running for the spot of United States Senator include Roxanne Conlin, Thomas L. Fiegen, and Bob Krause. The winner of the primary will face Chuck Grassley, who is running unopposed as the Republican candidate.

Matthew Campbell and Mike Denklau are vying to be the Democrat candidate for the position of United States Representative for District Five. The winner of the primary will face Steve King, who is running unopposed as the Republican candidate.

In the gubernatorial primary, the winner of the Republican primary, involving candidates Terry E. Branstad, Rod Roberts and Bob Vander Plaats, will face Democrat incumbent Chet Culver in the general election.

Republicans George S. Eichhorn, Chris Sanger and Matt Schultz are running in the primary for Secretary of State, and the winner will face Democrat candidate Michael A. Mauro, who is running unopposed in the primary.

Republican David A. Vaudt is running unopposed for the position of Auditor of State.

For the Treasurer of State, the winner of the Republican primary between James A. Heavens and David D. Jamison will face Democrat incumbent Michael L. Fitzgerald in the general election.

Democrat Francis Thicke will face Republican incumbent Bill Northey in the fall election, both running unopposed in the primary for Secretary of Agriculture.

For attorney general, Democrat incumbent Tom Miller will face Republican Brenna Findley in the general election.

Running uncontested in the primaries for the State Senator District 27 position are Democrat Marty Pottebaum and Republican Bill Anderson. Republican Daniel Huseman is running uncontested for the position of District 53 State Representative.

Country offices involved in the primary include the race for the Board of Supervisors, where Republican Jeff Simonsen is running against Democrat Chad Dutler in District 3, and Republican Mark Leeds is running uncontested in District 4 in the November general election.

For country treasurer, Republican Roswitha Brandt is running unopposed; for county recorder, Democrat Dawn Jones Coombs is running unopposed; and for county attorney Republican Ryan R. Kolpin is running unopposed in the November general election.

For more information about the upcoming primary, call the Cherokee County Auditor's Office at 712-225-6704, or visit the Cherokee County website at http://www.cherokeecountyiowa.com/electi....



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