Unofficial results from November 5th election: Darrell Simmons re-elected as mayor. Barbara Kent and Kris Monson were re-elected to the city council.
Barbara Kent (incumbent), Kris Monson (incumbent), Kathryn Larsen and Jeffry Gittins will vie for two council seats in November’s election. Curtis Wall, Dwight Peterson and Joshua Peterson did not advance in yesterday’s primary.
Kelly Cannon at the Herald Journal wrote a great article about the seven candidates vying for two seats on the Smithfield City Council. With the primary election less than two weeks away, it’s a great overview and a worthwhile read.
Dennis Watkins is returning to the Smithfield City Council. He received the most votes (637) and will be joined by incumbent Brent Buttars (552 votes) and new councilman Jeffrey Barnes (438 votes).
Election day is tomorrow. Polls open at 7 a.m. with two voting locations — the fire station for residents west of the highway and the Civic Center (the old armory) for residents east of the highway. Five of the six Smithfield City Council candidates filled out questionnaires which we published here. Click the links below to review their questionnaires. Polls close at 8 p.m. so get out early and vote.
Sara Scott answers to the Smithfield Sun questionnaire.
Brent Buttars answers to the Smithfield Sun questionnaire.
Jeffrey Barnes answers the Smithfield Sun questionnaire for Smithfield City Council candidates.
Dennis Watkins answers the Smithfield Sun questionnaire for Smithfield City Council candidates.
We sent a questionnaire to the six Smithfield City Council candidates. With election day approaching fast (Tuesday, November 8) we will publish their responses in the order we receive them. Our first candidate is Brooks Hansen.
The Smithfield City Council primary election originally scheduled for Tuesday is cancelled. Seven candidates were signed up for the election, however, Michael Oliverson withdrew from the race. The remaining six candidates will run against each other in the general election on November 8.
Three seats are up for the Smithfield City Council. Michael Oliverson and Brent Buttars have both refiled for election. Jeffrey Barnes, Brooks Hansen, Paul Prendergast, Sara Scott and Dennis Watkins have also filed. With seven candidates a primary will be held on September 13.
Smithfield City will hold a Municipal Election in November 2011 to elect Three (3) City Council Members for a four (4) year term to begin on January 1, 2012. If you are interested in running for one of these positions the sign up period is from Friday, July 1, 2011, at 9 a.m. through Friday, July 15, at 5 p.m. You can register at the City Recorders Office, 96 South Main, Room 113, during this time. Ten (10) to twenty (20) hours per week is a good estimate for the time Council Members will need to give to their Council assignments.
City election results are in. Darrell Simmons is the new mayor of Smithfield. Kris Monson held onto her council seat with Barbara Scholes Kent joining the council.
SMITHFIELD—Citizens gathered Wednesday evening to hear the platforms and opinions of candidates running for mayor and two city council seats. Candidates started the night off by giving a two minute personal introduction, followed by a two-minute platform statement, a question-and-answer period and a quick closing statement.
SMITHFIELD — The primary race is winding down for the seven candidates running for two open city council seats this election.