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Here’s who is running for mayor and city council in the November election

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IDAHO FALLS – Election season is almost here and candidates throughout eastern Idaho are vying for mayoral and city council positions in the general election Nov. 5.

The deadline for candidates to file was Friday. Here is a list of candidates running in each city within Bingham, Bonneville, Jefferson, Madison and Fremont counties.

Note: Candidates running uncontested denoted by an asterisk *.

BONNEVILLE COUNTY CITIES

Ammon

City Council Seat 1

  • Scott R. Wessel (Incumbent)
  • Karen Anderson

City Council Seat 3

  • *Rex Thompson (Incumbent)

City Council Seat 5

  • D. Ray Ellis
  • Josh Wheeler
  • Debra W. Clapp

Note: Incumbent councilman Brian Powell is not running for re-election on Seat 5.

Idaho Falls

City Council Seat 1

  • *Michelle Ziel-Dingman (Incumbent)

City Council Seat 3

  • Thomas Hally (Incumbent)
  • Stephanie Lucas

City Council Seat 5

  • *John Radford (Incumbent)

Iona

City Council (two seats)

  • *Peter Wadsworth (Incumbent)
  • *Robert Geray (Incumbent)

Ucon

City Council (three seats)

  • *Phillip Campbell (Incumbent)
  • *John Brasier (Incumbent)
  • *Larry Gillmore (Incumbent)

BINGHAM COUNTY CITIES

Blackfoot

City Council (two seats)

  • *Bart Brown (Incumbent)
  • *Jan Simpson (Incumbent)

Shelley

City Council (two seats)

  • *Adam French (Incumbent)
  • *Leif Watson

Firth

City Council (two seats)

  • *Stewart Portela (Incumbent)
  • *Shirley Bame

Basalt

Mayor

  • Larry D. Wagoner (Incumbent)
  • Matthew R. Burch

City Council

  • Pam Croft (Incumbent)
  • Brittney Brittain

Aberdeen

Mayor

  • *Larry Barrett (Incumbent)

City Council

  • Alan Summers (Incumbent)
  • Karl D. Vollmer
  • Diane Hernandez

Atomic City

Four seats

  • Dieter H. Nippert (Incumbent)
  • Larry C. Fiedler
  • Jared Mundell
  • Anthony Bandiera

JEFFERSON COUNTY CITIES

Rigby

City Council (three seats)

  • Doug Burke (Incumbent)
  • Roarke Burke
  • Aliza King

Menan

Mayor

  • *Tad Haight (Incumbent)

City Council (two seats)

  • Ron Jones (Incumbent)
  • Troy Hansen
  • Ken Meacham

Lewisville

City Council

  • *James Ball (Incumbent)
  • *Linda Linsenmann

Ririe

Mayor

  • *Larry Lovell (Incumbent)

Roberts

Mayor

  • *Robert Berlin (Incumbent)

City Council

  • *Connie Surerus (Incumbent)
  • *Edidt Ramirez Sanchez (Incumbent)

Mud Lake

Mayor

  • *Sherry Locascio (Incumbent)

City Council

  • *Bill Locascio (Incumbent)
  • *Mark Reyes (Incumbent)

MADISON COUNTY CITIES

Rexburg

Mayor

  • Jerry Merrill (Incumbent)
  • Travis Brown

City Council (three seats)

  • Tisha Flora (Incumbent)
  • Jordan C. Busby (Incumbent)
  • Robert Chambers
  • Bryann Johnson

Sugar City

Mayor

  • David Ogden (Incumbent)
  • Steven Adams
  • Timothy Frogue

City Council (two-year seat)

  • DeVerl Stodard
  • Clyde Haacke
  • Catherine Nielsen
  • Connie Fogle

City Council (four-year seat)

  • Brent Barrus (Incumbent)
  • L. Gene Jeppson
  • Joy Ball
  • Steve Davis

FREMONT COUNTY CITIES

St. Anthony

City Council (three seats)

  • Rick Hill (Incumbent)
  • David Kynoch
  • Les Fadness
  • John L. Sanders
  • Ryder Evan Robison
  • Wendy Sykes
  • Russell S Rubert

Ashton

Mayor

  • *Tom Mattingly

Note: Incumbent Mayor Teddy Stronks is not running for re-election

City Council (two seats)

  • Teresa Hansen (Incumbent)
  • Jerry Funke (Incumbent)
  • John A. Scafe
  • Sheryl Hill
  • Suzanne Brady
  • John Kaelberer

Teton

Mayor

  • Phil Sutherin (Incumbent)
  • Zachary J. Griggs
  • Austin Edwards

City Council (three seats)

  • Scott Rinehart (Incumbent)
  • Ronald B. Overson
  • Vanessa Josephson

Island Park

Mayor

  • Bruce Ard
  • Mike Bogden

Note: Incumbent mayor Tom Jewell is not seeking re-election.

City Council

  • Richard Paini
  • Mona Caldwell
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