Three of four Washington County commissioners on ballot will be challengedThree of the four Washington County commissioners seeking re-election this fall have challengers.
Three of the four Washington County commissioners seeking re-election this fall have challengers.
Seats in Districts 1, 2, 3 and 5 will be on the ballot Nov. 6.
Commissioner Bill Pulkrabek, whose hometown of Oakdale is part of District 2, has two challengers in his bid for re-election. Oakdale residents Joseph Delaney Sr. and Ted Bearth also filed for the District 2 race.
District 5 Commissioner Lisa Weik, who represents Woodbury, is being challenged by Woodbury Planning Commissioner Chairwoman Nancy Remakel. Weik is entering her third election, but it will be her first for a full four-year term.
Dennis Hegberg, the longest-serving commissioner and who represents District 1 in northern Washington County, is being challenged by Hugo Mayor Fran Miron.
Commissioner Gary Kriesel, of Stillwater, is unopposed in his race for re-election in District 3.
Only District 4 Commissioner Autumn Lehrke, who represents south Washington County, does not have to stand for re-election. (Her district’s population did not change enough in the recent census to trigger an election.)