Cascade County has a new election administrator

(Cascade) Commissioners in Cascade County Thursday named Terry Thompson as the county’s new election administrator, settling a key question raised after the commission relieved Clerk and Recorder Sandra Merchant of her electoral duties in December.

Prior to the motion to appoint Thompson as the county’s new election overseer,Commissioner Joe Briggs took a moment to acknowledge the challenge he and other commissioners faced in narrowing their choice.

Thompson takes the position with a county salary of 69,000 dollars

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