Three seats challenged in spring aldermanic election
Residents of Stevens Point will take to the polling booths again early this year to vote for odd-numbered district seats as well as a handful of elected city official positions. The spring election will be held April 4. If a primary is needed, though it doesn’t look like there will be one, it will be held Feb. 21.
Among the six odd-numbered districts up for election, three are contested. The candidates are as follows:
District 1 – Incumbent George Doxtator is being challenged by Tori Jennings, an anthropology lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and chair of the Stevens Point Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee.
District 3 – Incumbent Garrett Ryan said he will not seek re-election. Newcomer Cindy Nebel, Old Main Neighborhood Association member, will face off against Christopher Villarreal.
District 5 – Incumbent Meleesa Johnson is running unopposed.
District 7 – Incumbent Mary Kneebone is running unopposed.
District 9 – Incumbent Mary McComb is being challenged by Polly Dalton.
District 11 – Incumbent Shaun Morrow is running unopposed.
Other positions up for election are the city attorney, held by Andrew Logan Beveridge; city clerk, held by John Moe; and comptroller/treasurer, held by Cory Ladick. All positions are running unopposed.
The polling locations for the city of Stevens Point are:
District 1 – Hi-Rise Manor, 1300 Briggs Court.
District 2 – Recreation Center, 2442 Sims Ave.
District 3 – Dreyfus University Center, 1015 Reserve St.
District 4 – Mid-State Technical College, 1001 CenterPoint Drive.
District 5 – Jefferson School, 1800 East Ave.
District 6 – Stevens Point Transit, 2700 Week St.
District 7 – National Guard Armory, 3116 Jefferson St.
District 8 – St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 600 Wilshire Blvd.
District 9 – Lincoln Center, 1519 Water St.
District 10 – Health Care Center, 825 Whiting Ave.
District 11 – Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitor Center, 340 Division St. North.
For more information, contact the city clerk’s office at 715-346-1569.