More challengers file for Cascade County commission seat
The filing period for Cascade County elected positions closed at 5 p.m. Monday.
Here’s the list of candidates:
Bob Rosipal, Republican
Jesse Slaughter, Democrat
George Kynett, Democrat
Bob Edwards, Democrat, incumbent
County Commission, District 3
Jane Weber, Democrat, incumbent
Dominick Snell, Republican
George Schultz, Republican
Joshua Eli, Republican
Jamie Bailey, Republican, incumbent
Diane Heikkila, Republican
Mary Swenson, Democrat
Justice of the Peace
Mary Jolley and Steve Fagenstrom, both incumbents
James Boland, Democrat, incumbent
Josh Racki, Democrat
Clerk and Recorder
Rina Fontana Moore
The races will all have a June primary ballot and for those contested races, the top vote getters from each party will move on to the November ballot, according to the Cascade County Election Office.
There are approximately 47,000 voters in Cascade County, according to the elections office.
The qualifications for most of these officers are candidates must live in Cascade County, be registered voters in the county and be 18 or older. For the commission seat, candidates must live in District 3. For the county attorney, a candidate for the position in counties with more than 30,000 people must have resided in the state for the two years immediately before taking office and have been admitted to the practice of law for at least five years before the date of election or appointment, according to state law.