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Primary Ballot Filings Deadline Fast Approaching
Filing deadlines for May’s primary ballot are February 16th for incumbents and March 1st for challengers.
Three seats are up for election or re-election on the Cozad School Board. Incumbents include Ann Burkholder, Jeremy Geiger and Dennis Worrell.
Two seats are open on the Cozad Airport Authority.
Cozad West Ward Councilman Charlie Block has filed for an additional term. Cozad East Ward has a vacancy.
In Gothenburg, Randall Waskowiak (East Ward) and Jeffrey Kennedy (West Ward) are filed candidates for City Council.
Linda Miller, Dora Vivas and Jeremy Roberts have all filed for City Council of Lexington openings.
Linda Benjamin and Matt Burkholder have both filed for re-election to the Cozad Community Hospital Board.
Lexington Regional Health Center has seen great interest with six people filing that include: Dave Irwin, Tucker Case, Tara Naprstek, Paul Homan, Kerry Teetor and Rob Anderson.
In Cozad, Miranda Cook has filed for one of the Cozad School Board openings.
Jeremey Sitorius, Kyle Fornoff and Becky Jobman have filed for Gothenburg School Board openings.
Larry Steinberger, Al Copper and Cindy Benjamin have filed for openings on the Lexington School Board.
Craig Bartruff has filed as a candidate for Gothenburg Airport Authority.
Openings on the Lexington Airport Authority have led to David Smith and Virgil Coryell filing as candidates.
On the county level the three incumbents have filed for the open Dawson County Commissioner seats. Seeking re-election are Dean Kugler of Gothenburg (District One), Cozad’s P.J. Jacobson (District Four) and Lexington’s Butch Hagan (District Five). Rod Reynolds of Lexington is a filed candidate for the District Five opening.
To file, incumbents and challengers need to fill out an application and file with at the county clerk’s office located in the Dawson County Courthouse in Lexington.
Parties interested in running for the Cozad School Board may also fill out an application at the District Office located at 1910 Meridian in Cozad.