ELKO — Two Elko County incumbents filed for re-election on the second day of the filing period March 6, according to the clerk’s office.
D. Mike Smales filed to keep his job as recorder. The recorder’s office is responsible for the recording and retention of Elko County records such as deeds, liens, leases, mining claims and marriage certificates. The department maintains Elko County records back to 1869.
Ira Wines put his name on the ballot to stay seated on the Elko County Board of Trustees. The board has seven members who must complete a minimum six hours of professional development as required by the Nevada Revised Statutes.
In a mission statement, the board states it is “committed to the education of all students appropriate to the best of their individual abilities; to a constant awareness of the concerns and desires of the whole district regarding the quality and performance of the School District.”
Correction: This article has been changed to reflect the accurate number of school board members.