One Willmar city race, several area county races on the primary ballot Tuesday

The Minnesota Secretary of State Office reported the following filing for area county boards.


Voters in area counties will decide several county board primaries and there is one primary for the Willmar City Council. These are the filings requiring a primary, according to the Minnesota Secretary of State .

Chippewa County

County Board District 2

Brian Harguth

Candice Jaenisch

Jeffrey P. Lopez (incumbent)


Kandiyohi County

District 5

Duane Anderson

John O. Cunningham

Harlan Madsen (incumbent) — Madsen is no longer seeking re-election due to health concerns that flared up past the deadline to withdraw from the ballot. He has asked voters not to cast a ballot for him.

Meeker County

District 2

Julie Bredeson

Greg Gilbertson

Joe Tacheny (incumbent)


District 3

Tim Benoit

Paul M. Johnson

John L. Smith

Renville County

District 5

Steve (Smorgie) Enestvedt

David Hamre

Rick Jansen


City of Willmar

Ward 1

Steven P Dresler

Lester J. Heitke

Michael O'Brien

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