Lillihei faces challenger for Breezy Point mayoral seat
Candidates across central Minnesota put their names on the ballot for area city, township, school district and special election seats.
Tom Lillihei, the incumbent mayor of Breezy Point, now has a challenger this election season as 2020’s second filing period ramps up and hopefuls declare themselves for local public office across Crow Wing, Morrison, Aitkin, Todd, Wadena, Mille Lacs and Cass counties.
Candidates can declare to seek election for area city, township, school board and special district seats during the current filing period that began Tuesday, July 28, and extends through Aug. 11.
This includes municipalities without a primary election, which is the general rule in the area with the exception of Brainerd. The general election is Nov. 3. The filing fee is $2, paid to the city, township or school office clerks.
The following candidates have filed between 8 a.m. Thursday, July 30, to 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3. Directions for the filing process can be found at https://tinyurl.com/y6cbgry7 .
Cities and townships
Lake Shore Mayor
Lake Shore City Council (Elect Two)
Wayne Anderson (incumbent).
Pine River Mayor
Tamara Hansen (incumbent).
Walker City Council (Elect Two)
Gary Wilkening (incumbent).
Cass Lake Mayor
Herschel J. Ogema (incumbent).
Fairview Township Supervisor Seat 2
Jim Weizenegger (incumbent).
Darrel Olson (incumbent).
Breezy Point Mayor
Tom Lillihei (incumbent).
Breezy Point City Council (Elect Two)
Rebecca Ball (incumbent).
Crosby City Council (Elect Two)
Gail Lake Township Special Election for Town Supervisor 1
William “Bill” Johnson (incumbent).
Gail Lake Township Town Clerk-Treasurer
Carol Johnson (incumbent).
Ironton City Council (Elect Two)
Eric Heglund (incumbent).
Jenkins City Council (Elect Two)
Jenkins Township Town Supervisor 2
Michael Dubay (incumbent).
Jenkins Township Treasurer
Cheryl Stuckmayer (incumbent).
Mission Township Town Supervisor B (Special Election)
Mission Township Town Clerk
Anna Anderson (incumbent).
Brainerd School Board
Pequot Lakes School Board
Kimberly Bolz-Andolshek (incumbent).
Curtis Keith Johnson (incumbent).
Susan Mathison-Young (incumbent).
Amy A. Sjoblad.
Pine River-Backus School Board
Christopher Cunningham (incumbent).
David Sheley Jr. (incumbent).