Election filings wrap up in Garfield, Columbia counties


In Columbia County, three incumbents will face challengers.

The county commission District 3 seat will be sought by incumbent Chuck Reeves and challenger Charles Amerein.

Incumbent Prosecutor Rea Lynn Culwell and Randy O. Lewis have filed to run for Columbia County Prosecutor. Culwell is the incumbent.

Sheriff Walt Hessler will face off with deputy Mark Franklin.

Other incumbent county elected officials have no challengers.

In Garfield County, only County Treasurer Karen Roosevelt will face a challenger. Lynnette Fischer filed to run for the office.

Bennie W. Keller is the only one to file for Garfield County Sheriff. Keller presently is interim sheriff, with the retirement of Sheriff Larry Bowles.


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