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

 Rosipal files to run for Cascade County sheriff 

Jesse Slaughter, Democrat

GFPD officer running for sheriff

George Kynett, Democrat

Kynett files in Cascade County sheriff’s race

Bob Edwards, Democrat, incumbent

Bob Edwards intends to seek a third term as Cascade County sheriff, faces three other candidates

County Commission, District 3

Jane Weber, Democrat, incumbent

Challenger files for county commission seat

Dominick Snell, Republican

George Schultz, Republican

Joshua Eli, Republican


Jamie Bailey, Republican, incumbent

County treasurer race now contested; third sheriff candidate filing Thursday

Diane Heikkila, Republican

Mary Swenson, Democrat

Justice of the Peace

Mary Jolley and Steve Fagenstrom, both incumbents

Public Administrator

Gerald Boland, Democrat, incumbent

Joe Trainer

County Attorney

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.