The regular voter registration deadline passed on October 7 for the Municipal General Election. Eligible people can still vote, however, but will need to appear in person at the Election Office in Hamilton. Ballots will be mailed out on October 18, 2019 and be due by Election Day, November 5.
CITY OF HAMILTON
A four-year term for a council seat in Ward 1 will pit incumbent Joe Petrusaitis against Robin Pruitt.
Daniel Mitchell is running unopposed for a four-year term council seat in Ward 2.
Incumbent Jenny West is running unopposed for another four-year term as Councilperson in Ward 3.
Current City Judge Michael Reardon is running unopposed for another four-year term.
Current Director of the Bitterroot Valley Chamber of Commerce, Al Mitchell, has filed as a write-in candidate for the position of City Treasurer. He is running unopposed.
TOWN OF DARBY
In the Town of Darby, current Mayor Willard “Buck” Titus is running unopposed for another two-year term.
Rick Hammond is running against Nancy McKinney for a four-year term as Councilperson for Ward 1.
Ruth Decker is running unopposed for a four-year term as Councilperson for Ward 2.
Bill De Spain is running unopposed for a four-year term as Councilperson-at-large.
TOWN OF STEVENVILLE
A four-year term as Councilperson for Ward 1 in Stevensville is contested between Jaime Williams and former councilperson Stacie Barker.
A four-year term as Councilperson for Ward 2 is contested between former councilperson Bob Michalson and current councilperson and write-in candidate Patrick Shourd.
An unexpired term as Councilperson for Ward 2 is contested between current councilperson Dempsey Vick and write-in candidate Trenis Hindle. (Former mayor and council member Jim Crews’ name has been withdrawn).