Cortney Ofstad

Multiple Issues At Stake
4:27 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Iron County Elections Yield No Clear Message On Mining

Ten seats were contested in this week's Iron County board elections; three challengers prevailed.
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Challengers won three seats in this week’s Iron County board elections.  The wins come despite campaign advertising by a billionaire-backed political advocacy group.

Americans for Prosperity labeled Victor Ouimette, Brad Matson, and Karl Krall as anti-mine activists on a recent mailing.   All three won seats on the county board in this week’s election, beating out incumbents. 

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