Three running in Bentley byelection

Bentley residents are going to the polls again later this month to fill a town councilor vacancy left after the death

Bentley residents are going to the polls again later this month to fill a town councilor vacancy left after the death of Councilor Cliff Knutson.

Nomination Day was January 27.  There are three candidates running for the spot: Cora Knutson, Greg Rathjen, and Raymond Williams.

Cora Knutson, wife of the late Cliff Knutson, is a long-time resident of the area, has lived in Bentley since 1997, and is a past business owner.

Greg Rathjen, a pastor and school bus driver, has lived in Bentley for 27 years, and has previous experience sitting on Bentley town council.

Raymond (Ray) Williams, who has lived in Bentley approximately fifteen years and been a town business owner for twelve of those years, ran in the fall 2013 election and was runner up.

A candidate forum hosted by the Bentley library Board is scheduled for Tuesday, February 18 at 7 p.m. in the Bentley Elks/Legion hall meeting room.

There will be an advance poll on Saturday, February 22 from 10 a.m. until noon at the Bentley Drop-In Centre located at the back of the town office building.

Voting Day is Monday, February 24 from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., and is also at the Bentley Drop-In Centre.

Voters are reminded to bring identification.


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