(CSi)  Barnes County candidates have file petitions to run for election in 2018.  On June 12th the primary election will be held to nominate candidates in the November General Election.  All positions are four year terms.  According to Barnes County Auditor, Beth Didier, those filing are:

Barnes County Commission:

  • District #2 Commissioner: Shawn Olauson
  • District #3 Commissioner: Bill Carlblom and Eldred Knutson
  • District #4 Commissioner: Terence R Brock, Vicky Lovell, Erik Sand, Marcy Svenningsen.
  • The two candidates receiving the most votes  will be on the November ballot.
  • Commissioner Rodger Berntson will not seek another term after serving 20 years.

County Auditor:

  • Beth M Didier

County Recorder:

  • Jody Pfaff

County Sheriff:

  • Sue Maresh Lloyd
  • Randy McClaflin

County State’s Attorney:

  • Carl L Martineck


County Treasurer:

  • Vicki Zinck Metcalf


County Newspaper:

  • Litchville Bulletin
  • Valley City Times-Record