Vavricek, GI City Council Face More Challengers on Ballot


Just before the deadline, a third candidate has filed for mayor in Grand Island, and he has a history of fielding a winning team.

Financial advisor, and Grand Island Senior High soccer coach Jeremy Jensen filed Monday afternoon, on the last day to file for office.

With the exception of Grand Island City Councilman Vaughn Minton, every single seat on the Grand Island City Council and Hall County Board are now contested.

Mayor of Grand Island

  • Jay Vavricek
  • Chuck Haase
  • Jeremy L. Jensen

Grand Island City Council

Ward 1

  • Vaughn Minton

Ward 2

  • Roger G. Steele
  • Karen Bredthauer

Ward 3

  • Linna Dee Donaldson
  • Clarence R. Stephens

Ward 4

  • Mitchell Nickerson
  • Brian Whitecalf

Ward 5

  • John Gericke
  • Michelle Fitzke

Hall County Board:

  • District 1 David E. Ziola / Republican
  • Doug Lanfear / Republican

District 3

  • Stephen Schuppan / Republican
  • Robert M. Humiston / Republican

District 5

  • Robert McFarland / Republican
  • Patrick C. O'Neill / Democrat
  • Jane Jeffries Richardson / Republican

District 7

  • Scott Arnold / Republican
  • Dianne M. Schneider / Democrat