Election season kicks off in Whitman County
May 25, 2023
COLFAX — This year, Whitman County has 154 local seats that are up for election. The filing period, which closed Friday, May 19, has attracted contenders seeking various positions, including mayoral hopefuls, council members, and other significant roles.
Incumbent mayors, including James Retzer of Colfax, Jerry Weber of Colton, Mike Webb of St. John, Roy Schulz of Tekoa, and Phyllis Bogner of Lamont have all declared their intentions to run for re-election, adding a sense of continuity to their respective communities.
Of the 154 local seats available, 38 have become contested races.
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