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Candidates announced for Adair County city elections

Published: Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 10:28 a.m. CDT

GREENFIELD — City elections will be Nov. 5. Voter preregistration deadline is 5 p.m. Oct. 25.

The law now allows voters to register on Election Day, however, it is a lengthy process and takes extra time at the polls.

Polls will open at noon on Election Day.

Candidates who have filed papers for the city elections in Adair County are as follows:

• Adair

City Council – elect 2

Richard A Hays

Rick Stanley

Mayor – elect 1

John M Larsen

Dennis J Weigel

• Bridgewater

City Council – elect 2

No candidates filed papers

City County To Fill Vacancy – elect 1

No candidates filed papers

Mayor – elect 1

No candidates filed papers

• Fontanelle

City Council – elect 2

Rodney Dukes

Ron Reed

Jim Warrior

Mayor – elect 1

No candidates filed papers

• Greenfield

City Council – elect 3

Kevin Hall

Debra Houghtaling

John Selleck

Park Board – elect 2

Robert Guikema

• Orient

City Council – elect 3

Justin Boswell

Marvin D McGinnis

Loretta Umbonhower

Mayor – elect 1Cecilia K McGinnis

• Stuart

City Council – elect 3

Bryan Belden

Matt Funk

Neal Crawford

Mayor – elect 1

Dick Cook

Absentee ballots are now available in the auditor’s office for the cities of Adair, Bridgewater, Fontanelle, Greenfield, Orient and Stuart.

Voters may vote in the Adair County Auditor’s office 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or they may request a ballot be mailed to them.

The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail is 5 p.m. Nov. 1. The last day to vote absentee in the auditor’s office is 8 to 11 a.m. Nov. 5.

Absentee ballot request forms are available in the auditor’s office, or they can be downloaded at the secretary of state’s website at

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