All of a sudden an election broke out.
A Facebook post this morning indicates longtime Portage la Prairie businessman Erik Lee will run for mayor in the Oct. 24 municipal election.
Lee made the announcement on his official Facebook page, but as of 8:45 a.m. the Senior Election Official had not posted Lee as an official candidate.
Also new in the election race, Rod Brownlee is the first school board candidate confirmed by the official election site.
At check on the official election website at 10 a.m. saw Lee’s campaign listed.