Tuesday afternoon, delegates voted in primary elections for their state ticket to narrow the playing field down for Thursday’s general election. Here’s what will be on Thursday’s ballot.
Nationalist Colton Fales vs. Federalist Nicholas Matthew Brady
Secretary of State:
Nationalist Stephen Woods vs. Federalist Alex Wessels
State Treasurer: Nationalist Seth Skibinski of Gettysburg vs. Federalist Wyatt Schuettler of Bunker Hill
State Auditor: Nationalist Drew Fairchild-Flynn of Yorktown vs. Federalist Tanner Ahrens of Bunker Hill
Nationalist Andrew Brittenham vs. Federalist Clay Roubal
Public Service Commissioner (Vote for 5):
Nationalists Tony Batenhorst (Valley Forge), Aaron Brown (Gettysburg), John Gibbs (Bataan), Adam Werner (Bataan), Colton Wilson (Bataan)
Federalists James Brown (Alamo), Isaac Hunke (Manila Bay), Luke Miller (Bataan), Daniel Trost (Alamo), Thomas Vonderfecht (Bunker Hill)
On Tuesday afternoon, candidates up for election in the initial primaries were given a bit of time to go to different towns and campaign. While much of the debate was on serious political issues, some candidates were asked to do tricks or other personal feats for the enjoyment of the town they were visiting. Check out the photo collage below.
Click here to see Mayor Taylor Menke of Manila Bay do a trick during his Governor campaign!
Earlier this evening, sixteen boys came forward with the backing of their parties and towns and formally announced their interest in running for state governor by filing for the ballot. Each boy will campaign for their party’s vote until the Thursday gubernatorial primary, at which point one boy will represent each party, and they will have just one more day to campaign to the whole delegation of Cornhusker Boys’ State. After an hour and a half debate Friday morning, the vote will take place, leaving only one boy to become Boys’ State Governor 2010-2011. Here are the candidates.
Nick Gabriel, Bunker Hill
Andrew Prystai, Valley Forge
Cody Lindley, Yorktown
Logan Baker, Gettysburg
Taylor James, Alamo
Jake Nelson, Manila Bay
Daniel Carlson, Bataan
Steven Craig, Belleau Wood
Peter Lopez, Bunker Hill
Nick "Nickit" Schreiner, Yorktown
Ben Crelin, Gettysburg
AJ Braband, Alamo
Taylor Menke, Manila Bay
Alejandro Ramirez, Manila Bay
Evan Bartels, Bataan
Brennan Costello, Belleau Wood
City election results are in! Here are the winners of Alamo elections.
Mayor: AJ Braband
City Council: Brandon Pfeifer, Jud Hoffschneider, Kirk Slack II, Luke Evans, Chris Brown, Josh Hall
County Supervisor: Caleb Jergensen
School Board: Clint Damme, John Dodson, Klay Kasik
Alan “AJ” Braband, Mayor-elect of Alamo, made this statement: “I would like to represent my town of Alamo as mayor with the best of my skills and talents. I will also get to know those I represent and understand what they want and need. Thank you to all who voted.”
Mayor AJ Braband
Taking the race off the athletic field and onto the campaign trail, this year’s delegates swiftly started their fight for the offices of mayor, councilmen, and legislators, among others. The candidates can only hope that their strength and confidence will be enough to overcome the hurdles created by their peers’ tough questioning.