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Director election in districts 1, 2 and 3; ballots mail May 1

One member, one vote graphicOne member, one vote
Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative will hold an election this spring for board directors serving co-op districts 1, 2 and 3. All co-op members in those districts have an opportunity to vote.  Ballots mail May 1.

NEW THIS YEAR: Members can choose to vote by mail or online. Watch for your ballot in the mail May 1 with instructions.

“Democratic member participation is one of the greatest advantages of co-op membership, and I encourage you to vote in the 2017 board election,” said General Manager Steve Stroshane.

As a cooperative, Polk-Burnett is owned by its members and governed by a board of directors elected from its membership. Board directors serve a three-year term and attend monthly meetings to guide policy and budget decisions for Polk-Burnett Electric Cooperative.

Co-op District 1 includes parts of Osceola, Alden and Garfield townships, and Farmington and Somerset townships. Incumbent Director Cindy Thorman of Osceola is running unopposed.

Co-op District 2 includes part of Osceola Township, and St. Croix Falls, Eureka, Sterling, Laketown and Milltown townships. Incumbent Director Mike Morris of Luck is running unopposed.

Co-op District 3 includes part of Garfield and Alden townships, and Lincoln, Blackbrook, Clear Lake, Vance Creek, Star Prairie, Forest and New Haven townships. Candidates on the ballot in co-op district 3 are Marlin Baillargeon of Amery and incumbent Director Ed Gullickson of Amery.

Election results will be announced at the co-op’s 79th annual meeting at Frederic High School June 9.

See our map of co-op districts and more information about the co-op’s board of directors and elections. 


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