Tri States Public Radio Staff
Primary - June 5, 2012
Sat March 31, 2012
Candidate Filing – Southeast Iowa
There will be just two contested races for county office during the June 5th Primary in Lee and Des Moines Counties.
One of the contests is in the 5th Supervisor District in Lee County.
Chairperson Janet Fife-LaFrenz is being challenged by former Supervisor Matt Pflug in the Democratic Primary. Keokuk Alderman Mike O’Connor will likely face the winner as he was the lone Republican to file in District 5.
Five men filed the paperwork required to fill two seats on the Des Moines County Board of Supervisors. The list does not include incumbent Dan Cahill, who chose not to seek reelection.
The Democratic Primary on June 5 will feature incumbent Bob Beck, Jim Cary and former Supervisor Ben Diewold. The top two vote-getters will move on to November to face Republicans James Seaberg and Darwin Bunger.
Des Moines County Board of Supervisors
Bob Beck (D) - Incumbent
Darwin Bunger (R)
Jim Cary (D)
Benjamin Diewold (D)
James Seaberg (R)
Des Moines County Sheriff
Mike Johnstone (D) – Incumbent
Des Moines County Auditor
Carol Copeland (D) – Incumbent
Lee County Board of Supervisors
Ron Fedler (D)
Gary Folluo (D) – Incumbent
Janet Fife La-Frenz (D) – Incumbent
Mike O’Connor (R)
Matt Pflug (D)