Steele, Heinrich reelected; incumbents reelected to Parks and Rec

The primary election was held Tuesday, June 14.

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Voters got an official ballot from a judge at their specific precinct table.
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JAMESTOWN – All incumbents for citywide races were reelected during the primary election Tuesday, June 14.

David Steele was reelected to a second term on the Jamestown City Council, defeating Josh Meade, who was seeking his first term. Steele was elected to the City Council in 2018.

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David Steele
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Steele said he appreciates the voters’ confidence to reelect him. He said there is a lot of work to do moving forward.

“I will try to do my best and listen to the constituents, the people of Jamestown and listen to their things and bring their concerns to the table,” he said. “ … I will continue to work and try to continue to get Jamestown to grow, try to solve the problems of our infrastructure that we have and continue to work with that.”

Steele received 838 votes in the unofficial tally available Tuesday night. Meade received 258 votes.


Mayor Dwaine Heinrich was reelected after running unopposed. He was elected to the mayoral seat in 2018.

Dwaine Heinrich
Dwaine Heinrich

Heinrich received 857 votes.

Mindi Schmitz, Mike Landscoot and Mike Soulis were reelected to serve a four-year term on the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission.

Schmitz, current chair of the commission, and Soulis were both elected to the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission in 2018. Landscoot, vice chair of the commission, has served on the Jamestown Parks and Recreation Commission since 2002.

Schmitz received the most votes with 871 in the unofficial tally. Soulis placed second with 865 votes, and Landscoot received 837.

Lawrence K. Kropp was also reelected as the Jamestown Municipal Court judge, receiving 879 votes.

All results are unofficial until the Stutsman County Canvassing Board meets at 10 a.m. Monday, June 27.

Masaki Ova joined The Jamestown Sun in August 2021 as a reporter. He grew up on a farm near Pingree, N.D. He majored in communications at the University of Jamestown, N.D.
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