Written by The Herald-News
The Roosevelt County held their Municipal General Election, Nov. 5.
Dennis Portra was elected Mayor of Bainville with 18 votes. Portra ran unopposed.
Write-in candidate Matthew Giese was elected for a seat on the city council for a four-year term with 13 votes. Write-in candidate Scott Ross was elected for a city council seat for an unexpired two-year term.
Ben Johnson Sr. was elected as mayor of Brockton with seven votes. Johnson ran unopposed.
Ann Lambert was elected to a city council seat for a four-year term with 20 votes. Terry Rattling Thunder Sr. was elected for a city council position for an unexpired two-year term with 27 votes.
Gordon D. Oelkers was elected as mayor of Culbertson with 113 votes. Abe R. Rumsey was elected as the Councilman for Ward 1. He received 54 votes. Mark T. Nelson was elected the Councilman for Ward 2. He received 70 votes.
Sheri Crain was elected mayor of Froid with 50 votes. She ran unopposed.
Danny C. Mogen and Dan Kjelshus were elected for the two four-year councilman positions. Mogen received 47 votes and Kjelshus received 36.
Rodney Luft and Gale Strandlund were elected for the two open unexpired two-year positions for the city council. Luft received 39 votes and Strandlund received 36.
Greg Norgaard was elected mayor for Poplar with 106 votes. He ran unopposed.
Ward Dehner and Howard Azure won the two positions on the city council with 105 and 98 votes, respectively.
Incumbent mayor DeWayne Jager chose not to run for re-election. Christopher M. Dschaak won the Wolf Point mayoral election with 309 votes. He ran against Lee Redekopp, who had 168 votes. Both Dschaak and Redekopp have served on the city council for several years.
In city council elections, Tavis Braaten (Ward 1) and Robbie Paulson (Ward 2) were reelected for four-year terms with 50 and 75 votes, respectively. Laurie Evans (Ward 1) was selected for an unexpired two-year term with 49 votes.
Write-in candidates David Block (Ward 3) and Tina Speed (Ward 4) were also picked for city council positions. Block had 23 votes and Speed had 10.