Runoff election for Blackfoot mayor is Tuesday, Dec. 5

Election workers Pat Colman, Jill Bigler and Valene Olney set up polling booths at Stalker Elementary on Monday afternoon. Polling places in Blackfoot are open for the mayoral runoff election from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Election workers Jill Bigler and Valene Olney set up polling booths at Stalker Elementary on Monday afternoon. Polling places in Blackfoot are open for the mayoral runoff election from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 5.
By: 
LESLIE MIELKE
Staff Writer

The Blackfoot mayoral runoff election between incumbent Paul Loomis and challenger Marc Carroll will take place today, Tuesday, Dec. 5. The polls in Blackfoot will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Only residents of Blackfoot are qualified to vote in this election. Polling places in Blackfoot are in the following locations:
Blackfoot Precincts 1, 2, 3 is in Mountain View Middle School, 645 Mitchell Ln.
Blackfoot Precinct 4 is in Stalker Elementary, 991 W. Center
Blackfoot Precinct 5 will vote in Ridge Crest Elementary, 800 Airport Rd.
Blackfoot Precinct 6 will vote in Blackfoot Performing Arts Center (BPAC), 870 S. Fisher Ave.
Runoff elections are triggered when a single candidate doesn't garner more than a 50 percent plus one vote.
In Blackfoot, the runoff system was established in 1989 for both the council member and mayor positions. Blackfoot scrapped its council runoff ordinance after the 2011 election.
To read the complete story, see it in the Tuesday, Dec. 5, edition of the Morning News.

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