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Olson withdraws from commissioner race; filing re-opens

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news Alexandria, 56308
Alexandria Minnesota 225 7th Ave E
P.O. Box 549
56308

Dan Olson, the incumbent Douglas County Commissioner in District 5, has withdrawn from the election, according to Douglas County Elections Administrator Vicki Doehling.

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Pursuant to state law, the Douglas County Auditor-Treasurer’s Office will be extending the candidate filing period for county commissioner District 5 for five days (effective immediately).

The extended candidate filing period will expire on Tuesday, June 10 at 5 p.m. There will be a subsequent two-day candidate withdrawal period for county commissioner District 5 through 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 12.

Former Alexandria Police Chief Chuck Nettestad filed for the District 5 commissioner post on June 3, the last day of the initial filing period. 

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