3 incumbents file to run in county and city elections

NEW ULM — There is one week remaining for candidates to file to appear on the Nov. 5 election ballot for Brown

County and New Ulm offices.

As of Tuesday three candidates have filed to have their name on the ballot. All three are incumbents.

David Borchert filed for the First District commissioner seat. Borchert was elected to the first district commissioner seat in 2016. As of Tuesday, Borchert is

the only candidate to file for a Brown County Office.

County Commissioner District 3; Brown Soil and Water Conservation Supervisor (BSWCS) District 1; BSWCS

District 2 and BSWCS District 4 are also up for election in 2024.

In New Ulm, there are there are three city council seats up for election: First Ward, Third Ward and councilor-at-large.

David Christian filed for First Ward city

councilor. Christian first ran for the office

in 2016.

Andrea Boettger has filed for New Ulm’s councilor-at-large seat. Boettger was elected as chair in 2020.

As of Tuesday, no candidate has filed for the Third Ward city council seat. Candidates interested in running for

any of these offices must file an affidavit

of candidacy before Tuesday. Candidates for a county seat must file at the Brown County court house.

Candidates for city council must file at city hall. Offices are open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. On final day of filing, Tuesday, offices will remain open until 5 p.m.


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