Three challengers submit names to local ballot races
Deuel County Clerk confirms Troy Isenbart seeking return to Creek Valley School Board
SIDNEY -- Early in January, Cheyenne County seats open for election, and those currently occupying those seats, were announced.
The only county seat up for election is District 1 county commissioner, currently held by Commissioner Randy Miller. Eric M. Pool has filed to challenge Miller for the seat.
In the Sidney City Council, two seats will be decided: those held by Burke Radcliffe and Brock Buckner, Sr. Buckner and Racliffe have decided to seek their seats for another term. If elected, this will be Buckner's first full term. He was appointed to fill the vacancy left by Roger Gallaway's resignation.
Brian Fort has submitted his name as a challenger to the city council.
The Sidney Airport Authority Board has two seats open, occupied by Jason P. Petik and Dennis T. DeNovellis; Petik and DeNovellis has decided to seek re-election with no opposition at this time.
Leyton School District has three seats open an currently occupied by Rol Rushman, Suzy Ernest and Dave Wiedeman; Rushman and Ernest have filed to retain their seats.
Potter-Dix School District has three seats to be decided, currently filled by Tim Maas, Trustin Vrtatko and Royce McConnell. As of this morning, no filings have been made for Potter-Dix.
Sidney School District has three seats to be decided, currently filled by Kathy Nienheuser, Kevin Challburg and Brad Kennedy. Caleb Jones has filed as a challenger. As of February 2, incumbent Kevin Challburg has submitted the paperwork to retain his seat on the Sidney School Board.
Creek Valley School Board has three seats to consider, currently occupied by Matt Klingman, Troy Isenbart and Stephanie Owen. No paperwork has been filed for Creek Valley School Board as of this morning. On January 30, Deuel County Clerk Tammy Sherman confirmed Isenbart has submitted the school board race as an incumbent.
Incumbents have until 5 p.m. February 15 to file. In Nebraska, an incumbent is defined as a person who is currently in office and is seeking a new term, even if a different elected office. Non-incumbents have until 5 p.m. March 1 to file for office.