Second Brookings City Council race set up as Andrew Rasmussen files

There is a second Brookings City Council race. Andrew Rasmussen has filed his petitions to seek the one-year term. Brianna Doran has also filed for the seat.

There is also a race for the two, three-year seats. Incumbents Leah Brink and Holly Tilton-Byrne have filed as has challenger Bonny Specker.

Current Council Member Wayne Avery is, so far, the lone person to file for the two-year council seat.

There will be a Brookings School Board election this year as three candidates have filed for the two available seats. They are Teresa Binkley, Jessica Gehring and Teri Johnson.
The seats are currently held by Melissa Heermann and Van Fishback. Heermann is running for the state House.

February 25th is the deadline for school board and council candidates to file.


February 17, 2022