Races set for April 12 Brookings City and School Election

A full slate of races is set for the April 12th Brookings City and School Election. All available seats are contested.

There are six candidates for two available Brookings School Board seats. They are Teresa Binkley, Jason Bowes Jessica Gehring, Teri Johnson, Kayla Lounsbury and Ronda May. The seats are currently held by Melissa Heermann and Van Fishback. Heermann is running for the state House. Fishback is not seeking reelection.

There are three City Council races. There are three candidate for the two, three-year seats. Incumbents Leah Brink and Holly Tilton-Byrne have filed as has challenger Bonny Specker.

Running for the single, two-year term are incumbent Wayne Avery and challenger Jeremiah Nelson.

Two people have filed for the single, one-year term. They are Brianna Doran and Andrew Rasmussen.

This is the final slate of candidates as the deadline to file has now passed.


February 25, 2022