Eight people file for public office in Freeborn county

Published 9:23 am Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Filing for candidacy began on Tuesday. People running for state or county offices can file at the auditor-treasurer’s office in the Freeborn County Government Center until July 15.

Municipal elections without a primary — such as small towns, townships and school districts — can start filing for candidacy Aug. 26.

As of 5 p.m. Tuesday, eight people filed for public office within Freeborn County.

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State representative District 27A:

– Incumbent Robin Brown, DFL, of rural Freeborn County

– William Wagner, DFL, of Ellendale

County Commissioner District 1:

– Incumbent Glen Mathiason, of Alden

– Neal Gjersvik, of Alden

County Commissioner District 3:

– Incumbent Jim Nelson, of Albert Lea

– Keith A. Porter Sr., of Albert Lea

– John Severtson, of Albert Lea

County Commissioner District 5:

– Michael Lee, of Albert Lea

– Linda Tuttle, of Albert Lea