The Brown County Clerk’s office has announced a new filings for this fall’s election.
Brown County Attorney Kevin Hill has filed by petition for re-election.
Brown County Register of Deeds, Nellie Brockhoff, has filed for the 2020 election by petition.
For Treasurer, Anne Olson, current employee in the Treasurer’s office, along with Betty (BJ) Spiker, current deputy in the Treasurer’s office, have filed for the position. Cheryl Lippold is the current Treasurer, but is not filing for re-election.
In other filings, Brown County Clerk, Melissa L. Gormley, has filed for re-election, as did Dwight A. Kruse, for his position of Brown County District 3 Commissioner.
Incumbent John D. Merchant Sr. has filed for Brown County Sheriff. He is being challenged by Hiawatha Police Cpt. Dennis Entrikin.
Other county positions that will be up for re-election include District Judge District 2 Division 2 — held by Judge John Weingart and County Commissioner for District 2 (Keith Olsen).
There will also be various city positions on the ballot this year — which is a presidential election year as well — but the County Clerk’s office said municipalities have until May 1 to verify those.
The Primary Election is Aug. 4, 2020, and the General Election is Nov. 3, 2020. Filing deadline is June 1, 2020.