Two mayoral races to be decided
Ballots sent to voters Oct. 15
Last updated 10/26/2021 at 8:23am
RITZVILLE – In an unusual election twist, voters in both Lind and Ritzville will decide mayoral races on Tuesday, Nov. 2.
In another unusual twist, both races include former two-term mayors, neither of whom currently hold elected office.
The regular election cycle for Lind has the mayoral seat up for election in 2021. But in Ritzville, a two-year unexpired term of former Mayor Gary Cook has Ritzville electing a city leader, as well.
Ritzville will have another mayoral election in 2023.
In Lind, incumbent Paula Bell is challenged by former two-term mayor and challenger Jamie Schmunk...