Valley City  (CSi) The Special Election for a seat on the Valley City Commission  is Tuesday May 23 at City Hall in Valley City.

The polling place will be open from 7-a.m. to 7-p.m.

Absentee ballots are available at City Hall through Monday.

One individual has filed to run for the unexpired term of City Commissioner, Richard Ross, who resigned the position earlier this year.  Ross was elected to the City Commission in June of 2016 for a four year term.

Filing a petition to run for the seat is Ross Powell.

Powell is  a personal banker at  Wells Fargo’s Valley City branch.  He presently serves as a member of the Valley City Park Board.

City Auditor Avis Richter says, his name will appear on the election ballot.

Write in votes are likely to be cast.

Election results to be posted Tuesday evening on line at