election 2022

Schumacher, Siewert, Atkinson, and Balow win school board elections

Nov 16, 2022
The Lake City School Board will have three new members beginning in January, but it will likely be short a member until then. Voters elected Jacob Schumacher, Jim Siewert, and Jacob Atkinson from the slate of 10 candidates on the ballot seeking a four-year term. All three will be new to the board...

Majerus, Kelly re-elected in Goodhue County

Nov 16, 2022
Goodhue County District 4 Commissioner Jason Majerus and Goodhue County Sheriff Marty Kelly both won re-election by a comfortable margin on Nov. 8. Majerus, who represents a portion of Lake City as well as Florence Township and Belvidere Township in a district that stretches south and west to the...

Local polling places busy on election day

Nov 16, 2022
It was a busy day for poll workers at the voting sites for Lake City’s four precincts on Tuesday, Nov. 8, the day of the general election. “Things went very well,” said Kari Schreck, who as city clerk oversees the polling places in Lake City. “All 4 polling locations were extremely busy! The city...

Incumbents re-elected to Lake City City Council

Nov 16, 2022
Voters in Lake City opted not to make any changes to the make-up of their city council in the Nov. 8 election. All three incumbents running for the three available seats won re-election. Amy Kohrs Alkire was the top vote-getter with 1,307, followed by Russell Boe with 1,252, and Faye Brown with 1,...

Correction and updated: General election held

Nov 9, 2022
Voters headed to the polls in the general election on Nov. 8. It was a mid-term election—the presidency won’t be decided until 2024—but Minnesotans were electing statewide officers, including governor and lieutenant governor, attorney general, and secretary of state. Down-ballot were races for...

Election day is nigh

Nov 2, 2022
The general election on Nov. 8 is less than a week away, with voters casting ballots for offices at many layers of government. People can find polling place locations and other information on the State of Minnesota’s voter information portal at https://pollfinder.sos.state.mn.us/. Complete...

Goodhue County candidate questionnaires, and a letters update

Oct 26, 2022
The Graphic’s series of questionnaire responses from local candidates in the Nov. 8 election concludes in this issue with four candidates in two Goodhue County races: District 4 Commissioner and Sheriff. Those responses can be found on pages 10 and 11 of this issue. The series began on Oct. 6 with...

Stinson is creative and independent

Oct 26, 2022
This letter is to express support for the candidacy of Laurel Stinson for House District 20A. There are a number of reasons for supporting her. One is her experience as an elected representative to the Red Wing City Council where she has served for the past four years. Another quality Laurel...

Stinson will provide quality leadership

Oct 26, 2022
We’ve heard various political candidates promising to let parents run our schools, to save you $37 on your state income tax, and to make voting even more difficult. This is all smoke and mirrors. The moon is not made of cheese, penguins are not invading Minnesota, and the boogie man is not real...

Time will reveal true character of candidates

Oct 26, 2022
As we close in on the 2022 elections, I hope our local voters will look toward, and support, candidates that truly appreciate the nature of reaching across party lines to work in support of our community. Lake City is a conservative community—that’s taken for granted. I anticipate Republicans...


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