Everson files nominating petition, will be on the ballot for Mitchell Board of Education election

Election set for June 6

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MITCHELL — A second petition to run for the Mitchell Board of Education has been filed, according to Mitchell School District officials.

Administrators with the Mitchell School District confirmed Wednesday that Deb Everson had filed a nominating petition for the board seat currently held by Matt Christiansen. Her name will now officially appear on the ballot for the June 6 election.

Christiansen has also both taken out and returned a valid petition and will appear on the election ballot as well.

Those interested in becoming a candidate can take out and return nominating petitions at the Mitchell School District business office, located at 821 N. Capital Street in Mitchell. Petitions could be taken out beginning March 1 and any taken out must be returned to the school business office no later or mailed not later than 5 p.m. March 28, 2023. The office is open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Seats on the Mitchell Board of Education are at-large bids and are for three-year terms.


Those who file valid nominating petitions will appear on the ballot for the race at the June 6 joint election with the city of Mitchell.

The Mitchell Board of Education is made up of five members. Current members of the board are Christiansen, Deb Olson, Terry Aslesen, Shawn Ruml and Brittni Flood.

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