<span>Five Republicans have filed to fill the seat on the Cache County Council being vacated by new County Executive Craig Buttars. They are Deon Hunsaker, David Erickson and Jared Gibbons of Smithfield, Teresa L. Brooks of Cornish and Sharik L. Peck of Richmond.</span>
<span>Members of the Cache Republican Party’s central committee and county Republican delegates from the precincts represented by the council seat will meet Tuesday, December 30 to nominate a candidate.</span> That name will be submitted to the Cache County Council for appointment.
This is an interim position which will be up for regular election in 2016. Danny Brownell, chairman of the Cache County Republican Party, says the precincts served by the North District are Amalga, Benson, Clarkston, Cornish, Cove, Lewiston 1 & 2, Newton, Trenton, Raichmond 1 & 2 and Smithfield 1, 2, 3, 6 & 7 (Smithfield 4 and 5 are not included).