69
      Monday
      86 / 67
      Tuesday
      85 / 65
      Wednesday
      84 / 61

      Primary Elections Will Push Forward 6 out 8 Council Candidates

      UPDATE 11:00 PM
      The results are in and we now know which six City Council candidates are moving on to November's general election.
      Pete Groetkin - 2,371 votes
      Dan Moore - 2,009 votes
      Doug Batcheller - 1,633 votes
      Keith Radig - 1,460 votes
      Maria Rundquist - 1,234 votes
      James France - 914 votes

      Eliminated from the race are:
      Chris Baltushis - 733 votes
      Thomas Venesky - 338 votes
      Groetkin, Moore, Batcheller, Radig, Rundquist and France will square off again in November 5th's General Election, for three open Council seats.

      ORIGINAL STORY FOLLOWS

      Sometimes it's hard finding someone who wants to work odd hours, do lots of studying, shuffle paperwork and do a whole lot of hand-shaking.
      Add to that list, doing those tasks for little pay.
      But that's not the case in Sioux City when it comes to being a member of the City Council.
      It's primary election day in Sioux City.
      And eight people want a shot at the three open seats on the city council.
      Tuesday's election will determine which six will move on to the general election on November 5th.
      The candidates include incumbent Keith Radig,Chris Baltushis, Doug Batcheller, Jim France, Pete Groetken, Dan Moore, Maria Rundquist and Thomas Venesky.
      The 13 polling centers open until 8 tonight. Voters can cast their ballot at any center.
      The polling centers are the following:
      Polling Center: Riverside Lutheran ChurchAddress: 1817 Riverside Blvd., Sioux City IA
      Polling Center: Cross Pointe ChurchAddress: 2300 W. 19th St., Sioux City IA
      Polling Center: Faith Lutheran ChurchAddress: 3101 Hamilton Blvd., Sioux City IA
      Polling Center: First Congregational Church
      Address: 4600 Hamilton Blvd, Sioux City IA
      Polling Center: Calvary Lutheran Church
      Address: 4400 Central St., Sioux City IA
      Polling Center: Central Baptist ChurchAddress: 4001 Indian Hills Drive, Sioux City IA
      Polling Center: Peace Reformed ChurchAddress: 4100 Outer Drive North, Sioux City IA
      Polling Center: Trimble United Methodist Church,
      Address: 1424 27th St., Sioux City IA
      Polling Center: Augustana Lutheran ChurchAddress: 600 Court St., Sioux City IA
      Polling Center: Morningside Lutheran ChurchAddress: 700 S. Martha St., Sioux City IA
      Polling Center: Morningside Branch Library
      Address: 4005 Morningside Ave., Sioux City IA
      Polling Center: St. James United Methodist Church
      Address: 2032 S. Cypress St., Sioux City IA
      Polling Center: Redeemer Lutheran Church
      Address: 3204 S. Lakeport St., Sioux City IA
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