Jessica Cejnar Andrews / Tuesday, Sept. 6 @ 3:10 p.m. / Elections, Oregon

Brookings City Council Election Lineup Set; Hedenskog Faces Two Challengers for Mayor

Ron Hedenskog

Brookings residents will have a full roster of City Council candidates to choose from on Nov. 8, in addition to the run-off vote for Chris Paasch’s seat on the Curry County Board of Commissioners.

Incumbent Ron Hedenskog will face challengers Candice Michel and Anthony Bond for the Brookings Mayor position, a two-year term, according to a city news release Tuesday.

For the City Council No. 4 position, Teresa Lawson is challenging incumbent Michelle Morosky. Newcomers Diana Cooper and Andy Martin are running against each other for the City Council No. 3 position, according to the Brookings news release. Both positions are four-year terms.

Michelle Morosky

The City Council candidate lineup for the Nov. 8 election was certified on Tuesday. Candidates were required file their election paperwork by Aug. 22, according to the city’s news release.

Meanwhile, current Brookings City Councilor Brad Alcorn will face Beth Barker-Hidalgo for the Curry County Commissioner Position 1 seat, currently held by Paasch, according to the County Clerk-Recorder’s office.

David Barnes is seeking another term as Curry County Treasurer.

Herman Bloemsma and Tom Beene are seeking the Subdivision 1 and 2 seats on the Harbor Water Public Utilities District Board of Directors, according to the Curry County Elections Office.


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