Tuesday’s primary election cancelled for city council candidates

The Smithfield City Council primary election originally scheduled for Tuesday is cancelled. Seven candidates were signed up for the election, however, Michael Oliverson withdrew from the race. The remaining six candidates will run against each other in the general election on November 8.


  • Jeffrey H Barnes
  • Brent C Buttars (Incumbent)
  • Brooks Hansen
  • E. Paul Prendergast
  • Sara F. Scott
  • Dennis Watkins