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Races will be contested in city elections: the mayor’s race in Kamiah, and council seats in Kooskia. Mountain View School District 244 will also see races for two trustee positions.

Candidate filings closed last Friday, Sept. 3 for races to be decided in the Nov. 2 election. Those considering filing as write-in candidates have until this Friday, Sept. 10, to file.

What are the contested races?

Kamiah City Council

The City of Kamiah has a contested race for mayor, as incumbent Betty Heater seeks re-election, challenged by city councilor and council president Dan Millward.

Kooskia City Council

Two four-year term positions are open, sought by Dannette Payton (incumbent), Tina Ulmer and Bill Amos.

Mt. View School District 244

Running for trustee zone 3 are Vincent Rundhaug, Rebecca Warden (incumbent), Donald Alm and Bernadette Edwards; all of Grangeville. Seeking trustee zone 5 are Katrena Hauger and Kaylana (Katie) Matthews (incumbent) of Grangeville, and Larry Dunn of White Bird.