Many Candidates Uncontested In Coming Election


Not all hopefuls are facing opposing candidates. A number of Gila County incumbents, school board and special district candidates are uncontested.

Officials who have free rides through the 2004 election season are:
• County Attorney
Daisy Flores (R);
• County Treasurer Priscilla
M.L. Knuckey-Ralls (D);
• County Recorder
Linda Haught Ortega (D);
• County Assessor
Dale Hom (D)
• Superior Court Judge
Peter J. Cahill (D)
Other uncontested races in Northern Gila County include:
• Payson Unified School
District Governing Board:
Four-Year Term (elect 3)
Charles W. Brown
Don B. Engler
Mike Horton
• PUSD Governing Board
Arizona Vocational Institute
of Technology:
Four-Year Term
Scott Flake
• Pine-Strawberry School
District Governing Board:
Four-Year Term (elect 3)
Jessica A. Barnett
Katie McNeeley
Mike Roggenstein
Two-Year Term
Karen Lila Randall
• Tonto Basin School District
Governing Board:
Four-Year Term
Sheri Kovar (write-in
• Gila Provisional Community
College Governing Board:
District 4
Robert "Bob" Ashford
District 5
Bernadette Kniffin (write-in candidate)
• Diamond Star Fire District
David Massie (write-in)
• Mesa del Caballo Fire
District (elect 3)
Sherry Lynn Weller
Richard Yeakey
• Tonto Village Fire District
Gloria Alliger
Gayle Fitch (write-in)
• Pleasant Valley Fire
District (elect 2)
Margaretta Browning

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