Lauris Olson for  Story County Supervisor

The Democratic Party's nominee for the 4-year seat

You will vote to fill two supervisor seats on Nov. 8. Lauris Olson(left) is the Democratic candidate for the full four-year term seat. Linda Murken(right) is the Democratic candidate for the two-year seat to fill the rest of former supervisor Paul Toot's term. Both have Republican opponents. Lauris also has an independent opponent, the current seat holder who said earlier this year he was going to retire. Lauris & Linda need your support now and your vote in November.

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Recent Endorsements 

Laurent Hodges: Olson has my vote

Democratic Party: Story County Democrats duly endorse duly nominated party candidates

Tom Corrieri  Lauris Olson will be ready from the get-go 

Mary Ann Dilla    Why I am voting for Olson      

Matthew Goodman  Olson understands local government  or  Goodman vide

Jim Popken  Olson advocates for open government and citizen involvement  

Francis Todey  Olson understands roadways' importance


       Thank you, all. I am so appreciative.

     As you read these, I believe you will see that the authors and you have at least one thing in common - a desire to have well informed, knowledgeable and forward-thinking local elected officials.

     Please read my goals and visions.

 I believe that you will see how together, we can put my extensive knowledge about Story County to work developing innovative solutions for Story County’s affordable housing shortage and transportation deficits. I will bring a new perspective, an inquisitive mind and a strong voice to the Story County Board of Supervisors.    


 Website Paid for by Lauris Olson for Supervisor. MaryAnn Dilla,  Treasurer

Primary Win

Lauris Olson: 1,519 votes (55.1 %)  Reno Berg: 1,232 votes (44.6 %)

"Story County Democrats hit the polls Tuesday [June 7] and elected Lauris Olson to represent the party in the general election this fall for a seat on the Story County Board of Supervisors that is being vacated by Supervisor Wayne Clinton."


Ames Tribune 6.8.16 Olson claims victory in Story County Board of Supervisors primary