Vote election ballot voting booth

A voter casts her ballot at Shakopee Presbyterian Church in 2018.

Five local office seats will be up for grabs this November in Shakopee. Here are the candidates who have filed so far. The Valley News will keep a running list until the filing date closes Aug. 11.

Shakopee City Council

Councilmembers Jay Whiting and Matt Lehman have seats up for re-election this year. Whiting was first elected as a councilmember in 2012, and Lehman first took office in 2002.

Whiting and Jim Dulaney have filed so far for the two open seats. 

Shakopee School Board

Three school board seats are up for grabs this fall, as members Tim Brophy, Matt McKeand and Angela Tucker will reach the end of their terms. 

Brophy was appointed in February to finish out former board member Reggie Bowerman’s term. McKeand and Tucker were each elected in 2011.

Maddie DeBilzan graduated with a journalism degree from Bethel University. She’s interned at Salon Media and the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Outside of work, she sifts through Goodwill clothing racks, listens to Ben Rector's music and goes on long runs.


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