CANYON CITY – Grant County voters on Nov. 4 will elect an array of city officers while also casting ballots for candidates for state and federal posts.
A few of the city council races are contested, but most are not – and some seats drew no candidates.
Ballots will go in the mail to voters Oct. 15, according to County Clerk Brenda Percy.
In statewide votes, incumbent Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber faces Republican challenger Dennis Richardson and several minor-party candidates.
U.S. Rep. Greg Walden, Republican from Hood River, is seeking re-election, with Bend Democrat Aelea Christofferson as his major challenger.
U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) is up against Monica Wehby, a Portland Republican.
In state House District 60, which includes Grant County, incumbent Rep. Cliff Bentz (R-Ontario) is facing Haines Democrat Peter Hall.
Here’s a look at the local positions up for election:
Council (pick 3) – Don Mooney, Jim Johnston, Francis Kocis, Diane Blake.
Mayor – Robert Waltenburg
Council Pos. 2 – Merle Metcalf
Council Pos. 3 – Ilah Bennett
Council Pos. 4 – Peter Bogardus
Mayor, Council at large – No candidates filed
Mayor – Ron Lundbom
Council at large (pick 3) – Gregg Haberly, Paul C. Smith, Lisa Weigum
Mayor – Don Porter
Council Pos. 3 – Alvin C. Hunt
Council Pos. 4 – Denise Porter
Mayor – Andy M. Anderson
Council at large (pick 2) – Mike Cearns Sr., Karen Hinton, Wayne Saul, Jan Lowry
Mayor, Council 3 – No candidates filed
Council Pos. 4 – Heather N. Bowlus, Carrie L. Ussery
Position Pos. 5 – Patricia McCary
Position Pos. 6 - Christy Howell, William R. Turner
Mayor (pick 1) – Kevin Dahlen, Jim Hamsher, Gary Waterhouse
Council at large (pick 3) – Les Church
Council (pick 3) – Andrea Combs, Alice Clark, Dennis McCormick, Sue Holliday, Suzanne Findlay, Bill (Clarence) Williams
Commissioner 1 – Boyd Britton
County Clerk – Brenda Percy
Grant Public Forest Commission
Pos. 2 – Nicky Sprauve
Pos. 4 – Roger McKinley
Pos. 6 – Dan Bishop
Alt. 2 – Brooks Smith
Grant Soil and Water Conservation District
At large – Roger Ediger
Zone 1 – Joanne Keerins
Monument Soil and Water Conservation District
At large – Gary Engle
Zone 1 – Jim Bahrenburg