Ballot Ready for Chickasaw County Special Supervisor Election
Ballots have arrived for the special election March 1st to fill out the remaining term of the District 1 Supervisor seat in Chickasaw County.
Five candidates are running to fill the seat of former Supervisor Rick Holthaus, who passed away January 2nd. The winner of the special election March 1st will finish out his term through December 31st, 2024.
Steven Breitbach was appointed temporary replacement for Holthaus on January 25th to serve as District 1 Supervisor until at least March 1st and has been nominated to run for the position full-time by Chickasaw County Democrats. Mike Winter is the Chickasaw County Republican candidate and independents Mark Knoll, Larry Laures and David Tilkes are also running.
Chickasaw County Elections Officer Laura Wickham says District 1 voters can cast ballots in the County Auditor’s office at the courthouse in New Hampton during normal business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday until Monday, February 28th, when the office will be open until 5 p.m.
Wickham reminds voters that they must pre-register for the special election by 5 p.m. Monday, February 14th, unless postmarked on or before the 14th, which is also the deadline to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you. Voters may request a ballot and vote at the auditor’s office at any time during business hours through Monday, February 28th, when the auditor’s office will be open that day until 5 p.m..