June 19, 2024

Primary election is June 4

The primary election is June 4. Polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

The following names will appear on the primary ballots:

United States Representative Dist. 3

Zach Nunn, R, incumbent

Lanon Baccam, D

Melissa Vine, D

State Senator Dist. 12

Amy Sinclair, R, incumbent

Nicole Loew, D

State Representative Dist. 23 - Murray precinct only

Ray Bubba Sorensen, R, incumbent

Karen Varley, D

State Representative Dist. 24 - excluding Murray precinct

Brenda Brammer-Smith, R

Sam Wengryn, R

Sonya Hicks, D

County Board of Supervisors Dist. 1

Dean Robins, R, incumbent

County Board of Supervisor Dist. 3

Brian Kent Sorensen

Austin Taylor, R, incumbent

County Auditor

Jessica Graves, R

County Sheriff

George Barber III, R

Rob Kovacevich, R, incumbent

Absentee voting is taking place now through Monday, June 3 at the Clarke County Auditor’s Office: 100 S. Main St., during regular business hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Extended hours will be available on Saturday, June 1 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Absentee ballots must be received in the Auditor’s Office by 8 p.m. on June 4 to be considered on time.

Election locations:

• Middle Precinct (Ward, Knox & Green Bay Twps) - Clarke Co 4-H Bldg

• Murray Precinct (Madison, Troy & Doyle Twps and Murray City) - Murray Community Center

• North Precinct (Washington, Fremont & Osceola Twps) - Osceola Eagles Bldg

• Osceola 1st Ward Precinct - Lifepoint Assembly Of God Church

• Osceola 2nd Ward Precinct - United Methodist Church

• Osceola 3rd Ward Precinct - Osceola Country Club

• Woodburn Precinct (Liberty, Jackson & Franklin Twps & Woodburn City) - Woodburn Legion Hall

For any questions regarding the primary or absentee voting, contact the Auditor’s office at 641-342-3315, or email at jwhite@clarkecountyiowa.org.

Candra Brooks

A native of rural Union County, Candra holds a Bachelor's Degree in English from Simpson College and an Associate's Degree in Accounting from SWCC. She has been at the Osceola newspaper since October 2013, working as office manager before transitioning to the newsroom in spring 2022.