Stadler files petition to run for school board

Deadline to file for election is March 30

Casting ballots
Voters cast their ballots during a 2011 election at Gertie Belle Rogers Elementary School in Mitchell. (Republic file photo)

A third petition to run for the Mitchell Board of Education has been filed.

Dwight Stadler filed his petition Tuesday, according to Joe Graves, superintendent for the Mitchell School District.

Stadler joins Shawn Ruml and Debbie Emme as the candidates so far to officially file their petitions, making them official candidates for the board. Also taking out petitions but not yet filing them are Lacey Musick, Reed Bender and Chris Nebelsick.

There are two seats on the five-member board up for election in 2021 - the seat held by Musick and the seat held by Neil Putnam, who is not running for re-election. Both seats are at-large bids, meaning those who file nominating petitions will vie for the same two seats, with the two candidates receiving the most votes filling the positions.

The filing deadline for nominating petitions is 5 p.m. Tuesday, March 30. Petitions may be taken out at the school business manager’s office.


The 2021 Mitchell Board of Education election will take place Tuesday, June 8.

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