Sheriff’s Race Part Of Election Set For June 7
Roosevelt County residents have until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7, to turn in their ballots for the primary election.
Voters can either mail in their ballot or drop them off at the county election office at the courthouse. The postal service recommends mailing your ballot at least one week before the election.
The primary election ballot includes choices for sheriff/coroner. Candidates are incumbent Jason Frederick, Brent Nygard, William “Willy” Black Dog, David Gonzales and Corretta GreyBear.
District 3 will choose between Edward Bach, Ken Hentges, Craig Karge and Robert Toavs for county commissioner.
There are three ballot issues listed. Roosevelt County residents will have the chance to establish a special local option tax on medical marijuana and non-medical marijuana in the county. One vote is to have a 3 percent tax on the retail value of all medical marijuana and medical marijuana products. The other vote is a 3 percent tax on the retail value of all non-medical marijuana and non-medical marijuana products sold within the county.
A decision regarding funding for the Wolf Point Police Department is also on the ballot. Voters are asked to approve an additional levy of 59 mills upon taxable property for four years necessary to raise the sum of approximately $100,000 per year for the police department.
Other non-partisan decisions include Jim Rice or Bill D’alton for Supreme Court Justice #1 and Ingrid Gustafson, Michael F. McMahon or James Brown for Supreme Court Justice #2.
The Republican ballot includes Kyle Austin, James Boyette, Matt Rosendale and Charles A. Walkingchild running for U.S. representative and Randy Pinocci and K. Webb Galbreath running for Public Service Commissioner. Arlie W. Gordon is unopposed on the Republican ticket for state representative.
The Democratic ballot features Frank J. Smith and Kaci Wallette running for state representative. Skylar Williams, Penny Ronning and the late Mark Sweeney are on the ballot for U.S. representative.
The Libertarian Party ballot includes U.S. representative candidates Roger Roots, Samuel Thomas and Sam Rankin.
The general election is Nov. 8.