Voter registration deadline approaching
KINGMAN — Early voting for the 2018 general election begins in less than two weeks.
The last day for voters to register for the general election is Oct. 9. Early ballots will go out in the mail Oct. 10. The general election will be held Nov. 6.
Bullhead City voters can vote early from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 10 to Nov. 2 at the Bullhead City branch of the Mohave County Library at 1170 Hancock Road, elections department director Allen Tempert said.
The only contested Mohave County race is for Division 6 Superior Court judge. Eric Gordon won the Republican primary to fill the seat being left by Judge Richard Weiss, who is retiring. Gordon is being challenged by a write-in candidate, Superior Court Commissioner Billy Sipe Jr.
The remaining candidates in county races are running unopposed, including Ron Gould, of Yucca, for a seat on the board of supervisors for District 5.
Superior Court judges running unopposed for re-election include Chuck Gurtler Jr. for Division 1, Derek Carlisle for Division 2, Steve Moss for Division 3, Lee Jantzen for Division 4 and Rick Lambert for Division 7.
Lower court judges running unopposed include Jon Moss for Bullhead City justice of the peace, John Taylor for Cerbat justice of the peace. Dave Huerta for Kingman justice of the peace, Jill Wachtel-Davis for Lake Havasu justice of the peace and Barbara Brown for North Canyon justice of the peace.
Other candidates running unopposed include Virlynn Tinnell for Clerk of Superior Court, Mike Hamilton for Bullhead City constable, Ray Cullison for Cerbat constable, Mike Cobb for Kingman constable, Martin Standsberry for Lake Havasu City constable and Mike Hoggard for North Canyon constable.
Several seats are up for election on the Colorado River Union High School District governing board, the Mohave Community College governing board, area fire boards, and precinct committee persons along with state and federal races.