(Harlan) The polls are open until 9:00 p.m. for Primary election 2012. In Shelby County there is a race for Sheriff and two seats on the Shelby County Board of Supervisors.
Republican Incumbent Delbert Hull is being challenged by Scott Burchette, Steve Kenkel, Randy Nelson, Charles Parkhurst, and David Yamada. Voters will vote for two candidates to fill the seats. Three candidates are running for two spots on the Democratic ticket. Incumbent James Burmiester is not seeking re-election. Herb Christensen, LaVon Christensen and Jerry Hensheid are running for two spots in the November General Election. The candidates must get 35-percent of the vote to get on the November ballot.
Republican Sheriff Mark Hervey is up against Nathan Dee Christensen in the Primary. The winner will be unopposed in the November General Election.
The other races are unopposed including; Steve King, District 4 U.S. Representative, and Republican Jason Schultz for District 18 State Representative.
Congressman King will be challenged by Democratic Challenger Christie Vilsack, running unopposed on the Democratic ticket. Schultz will be opposed in November by either Kasy Fredrichsen or Bernard Murphy both running on the Democratic ticket.
Polls will be open until 9:00 p.m.
June 5, 2012