Collins, Schreck, Evenson elected to council; District 777 operating levy gets broad support

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Terri Collins

Terri Collins was elected Benson’s next mayor in a landslide getting 626 votes to challenger Anita Flodstrom’s 76. Collins currently serves as a member of the city council.

Mark Schreck received the most votes in the race for two seats on the council with incumbent Jack Evenson finishing second with 450 votes.

Collins, Schreck and Evenson will be sworn into office Jan. 2.

District 777’s operating levy won decisively with 827 votes in favor and 150 votes against. In the City of Benson, the vote was 598 to 116 while among district voters not living in the city it was 229 to 34.

Residents of the city had a separate ballot since they were also voting for a major and two council members.

 

 

 

 

Benson Mayoral Race

 

Candidate         Precinct 1      Precinct 2          Total

Collins              338               288                   626

Flodstrom          33                43                     76

Write-in             3                  5                      8

 

City Council Race

Top Two Are Elected

 

Candidate         Precinct 1      Precinct 2          Total

Schreck*            293               265                   558

Evenson*           229               221                   450

Johnson             147               109                   256

Smith                48                41                     89

Flodstrom          24                22                     46

Write-in             3                  0                      3

 

Benson Public Schools Operating Levy

 

                        Benson   Benson       ISD 777

District 777        1            2                3          Total

Yes                   327         271             229       827

No                    54          62               34         150

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