East Grand Forks city clerk says there were no problems found with ballots from recent council vote
City Clerk Megan Nelson informed council members that no Ward 2 candidates were listed on the Ward 4 ballots.
EAST GRAND FORKS – Council members met for a second time to declare the results from the 2022 general election after council member Tim Johnson voiced concerns Tuesday that Ward 4 ballots listed Ward 2 candidates.
City Clerk Megan Nelson has informed council members that the ballots were reviewed, and no Ward 2 candidates were listed on the Ward 4 ballots.
Council members voted 5-1 to accept and declare the results, with Johnson dissenting. Council member Marc DeMers was not present.
For the three open council seats Ben Pokrzywinski won the Ward 2 seat with 245 votes, Dale Helms won the Ward 4 seat with 187 votes and Karen Peterson won the at-large seat with 80 votes.