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Election filings due next week for April

Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2014 at 11:54 am

election-buttonThe following election filing information is for those entities participating in the general election on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
Some area residents have already declared their candidacy.
City of Vandalia
There are three Wards and one mayoral seat up for election in the City of Vandalia. All four positions feature two year terms.
Current incumbents include Ramon Barnes, Mayor; Teresa Wenzel, Ward I; Larry Holt, Ward II; and John Weiser, Ward III.
Candidates declaring as of press time are Ralph Kuda, Jr., for Mayor; Teresa Wenzel; and John Weiser. No one has filed in Ward II.
Filing closes at 5 p.m. on January 21, 2014.
City of Farber
There are two at-large alderman seats up for election in the City of Farber. The current incumbents are Lynn Flowers and Steven (Tony) Shade.
Filing closes on January, 21, 2014.
No candidates have filed as of press time.
City of Curryville
There are six seats up for election in the City of Curryville.
Candidates are needed for two year terms in the West Ward, South Ward, East Ward, City Collector, and Mayor.
There is also a one year unexpired term in the East Ward.
Only incumbent Kandy Smith has filed for City Collector.
Village of Rush Hill
There are three seats up for election in the Village of Rush Hill during the April 2014 election.
Current incumbents include Connie Rutherford, Larry LaRue, and Lewis Nihiser.
The official election notice is posted at the Rush Hill Post Office.
Both LaRue and Nihiser have declared their candidacies.
City of Martinsburg
The City of Martinsburg has two positions in Ward I up for election next April.
One has a two year term and the other has a one year term.
Incumbents Carl Aulbur and Bob Cope have each filed for election.
City of Middletown
Middletown has two aldmerman seats up for election next April.
Both Georgia Scarborough and Julia Fleming are the listed incumbents and both have filed once again for the upcoming election.
City of Laddonia
The City of Laddonia will be electing two aldermen in its April election.
Incumbents are Larry Kness and Jack Folta. No on has filed for election as of press time.
Tri-County Care Center
The Tri-County Care Center has two district seats up for election next April.
The current District 2 incumbent is Sherry Allen. District 2 includes parts of Route F and Route W.
Mick Hayden is the incumbent in District 3. That district is bounded on the reorganized school district No. 1 line of Audrain County, which is in Ralls and Pike counties.
No one has filed as of press time.
Van-Far Ambulance District
There are two, three-year terms up for election on the Van-Far Ambulance District Board.
The current District Two and District Five incumbents are Joyce Holt and Jimmy Williams.
No one has filed as of press time.
Van-Far R-I School District
Ther are three board of directors positions up for election next April.
All three seats feature three year terms.
Incumbents are Mark Udelhoven, Larry Wheeler, and Jim Hopke.
Larry Wheeler, Kimber Nation, and Jim Hopke have each declared.
Community R-VI School District
There are three school board seats up for election in the Community R-VI School District.
Incumbents are Glen Jensen, Linda Gastler, and Andrew Fairchild.
Only candidate to file at press time is Greg Fort.