Yard signs are up, and candidates are working on getting their message out with less than three weeks to go until the Nov. 5 election.
Along with a number of state and federal elections, voters in BV County will also have the responsibility to decide several county elections.
There are two contested supervisor races and a contested race for county recorder.
For District 2, incumbent Richard Vail of Sioux Rapids faces Democratic challenger Robert Jorgenson of Newell. For District 3, incumbent Jim Gustafson of rural Storm Lake faces Republican challenger James Osegaro of Storm Lake. Republican Bill Lanphere is running unopposed for District 1 Supervisor. He beat incumbent Doug Bruns of Alta in the June primary.
County Recorder Shari O'Bannon of Storm Lake faces Republican Deb Overgaard of Newell.
Unchallenged contests are for county attorney and county treasurer. Phil Havens and Kathy Bach are seeking reelection.
For more information on the Nov. 5 election, check out the Election Information link off of the Buena Vista County web page at www.co.buena-vista.ia.us/.