Election day in the Northland

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Election day in the Northland

November 5, 2013 Updated Nov 5, 2013 at 9:09 PM CDT

The polls have closed across Minnesota for the November 5th election.

Click here for the latest election results for races in the Northland.

Multiple communities across the Northland have city council members, school referendums and school board members up for election. Check below to see what will be on your ballot.

We'll have all the election results coming up on the KBJR 6 and Range 11 news at 10pm.

Duluth
Independent School District #709
Referendum #1: The Board of Independent School District No. 709, Duluth, has proposed to renew its expiring referendum revenue authorization by seeking authorization for $595.78 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the renewal in the revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 709 be approved? By voting "Yes" on this ballot question, you are voting to extend an existing property tax referendum that is scheduled to expire.

Referendum #2: Provided that Ballot Question No. 1 is approved, the Board of Independent School District No. 709, Duluth, has proposed to increase its general education revenue by an additional $200.00 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for five (5) years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in revenue proposed by the Board of Independent School District No. 709 be approved? By voting "Yes" on this ballot question, you are voting for a property tax increase.

School Board Members
First District Candidates:
- Rosie Loeffler-Kemp
- Joe Matthes

Fourth District Candidates:
- Art Johnston
- David Bolgrein

At Large Candidates:
- Henry Banks
- Nancy Nilsen
- Harry Welty
- Annie Harala

At-Large City Council (Elect 2)
- Zack Filipovich
- Barb Russ
- Ray Sandman
- Ryan Stauber

City Council District 2
- Patrick Boyle

City Council District 4
- Howie Hanson
- Garry Krause

St. Louis County Board
- Adam P. Jaros
- Scott Keenan
- Cary A. Thompson-Gilbert
- Jim Stauber
- Nick Patronas
- Patrick Boyle

Hermantown
School District #700
Referendum: Shall Independent School District No. 700 (Hermantown), Minnesota, be authorized to issue its general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $48,895,000 to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of public school sites and facilities? By voting "Yes" on this ballot question, you are voting for a property tax increase.

Hibbing
School Distrct #701
Referendum Question: The board of Independent School District No. 701 (Hibbing Public Schools) has proposed to renew the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $257.34 per pupil which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2013. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the increase in the revenue proposed by the board of Independent School District No. 701 be approved? By voting "Yes" on this ballot question, you are voting to extend an existing property tax referendum that is scheduled to expire.

Floodwood
School District #698
School Board Candidates (Elect 3):
- Tina Marie Oak
- Steven E. Hall
- Justin Ruzynski
- Timothy Myles

Crosby/Ironton
School District #182
Referendum Question: The school board of Independent School District No. 182 (Crosby-Ironton Public Schools) has proposed to renew the voter-approved portion of the school district's existing referendum revenue authorization, or $195.66 per pupil, which expires in taxes payable year 2014. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would be applicable for ten years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law. Shall the existing referendum revenue authorization proposed by the school board of Independent School District No. 182 (Crosby-Ironton Public Schools) be renewed? Passage of this referendum extends the existing operating referendum at the some amount per pupil as in the previous year.

Hinkley-Finalyson
School District #2165
School Board Candidates (Elect 4):
- William J. Randall
- Mandy Dols
- Mary Ellen Von Rueden
- Steve Grinsteinner
- Bonnie G. Vrudny

Red Lake
School District #38
Referendum Question: Shall the School Board of Independent School District No. 38, Red Lake Minnesota be authorized to incur indebtedness of the District in the amount not to exceed $35,586,000 for the purpose of Building, Renovations, Additions, Remodeling, and Demolition to the High School, Middle School, Red Lake and Ponemah Elementary Schools and Red Lake Early Childhood Center by applying for a loan from the State of Minnesota's maximum effort school loan fund in such amount as may be available to the District? Approval of this question does not guarantee that the school district will receive a capital loan from the state. The loan must be approved by the state legislature and is dependent on available funding. Approve Maximum Effort Loan of $35,586,000 for School District Buildings? By voting "Yes" on this ballot question, you are voting for a property tax increase.

Aurora
Mayoral Race
- Mayor Mary Hess
- Dave Meyer
- Dick Clark

Thomson and Carlton
Residents in Thomson, MN and Carlton, MN will be asked a question on their ballot on a possible merger between the two communities. If passed, the new city would most likely be called Carlton while Thomson would be a community within the city.