Spring election ballot set

The deadline to file for the spring election has passed, and 49 Jackson County residents have announced they are seeking a seat on their city council or local school board.

A total of 16 people are running for positions one, two, three and seven on the Jackson Heights, Holton and Royal Valley School boards in the April 7 election.

Those running include:

Jackson Heights USD 335

Position one: David Allen.

Position two: Melinda Wareham.

Position three: Neal Keeler. 

Position seven: Konrad Coe.

Holton USD 336

Position one: Rex Frazier.

Position two: Orin Marshall. 

Position three: Shelby Patch.

Position seven: Carl Matousek. 

Royal Valley USD 337

Position one: Jim O’Toole and Raphael Wahwassuck. 

Position two: Boone Smith. 

Position three: Pat Tuck and Jason Klotz. 

Position seven: Cindy Broxterman, Elizabeth Long-Smith and Barbara Walder-Hittle.  

City council positions that are included in the spring election are: 

Circleville: Edward Rostetter for mayor and LeRoy Shupe, Judy Olson and Eric Deneault for two available positions on the council.

Delia: Donna Knehans and Teresa Robb for three available positions on the council. 

Denison: Bruce Sweany for mayor and Harold McAlexander and James Hindman for two available positions on the council. 

Holton: Tim Morris and Blair Wagner for position one on the city commission.  

Hoyt: Farrell Holthaus, Nathan McAlister and Leonard Allen for three available positions on the council. 

Mayetta: Damian Brackenbury and Rudy Schmidt for three available positions on the council. 

Netawaka: Bruce Meininger for mayor and Kevin Schmitz, Jarred Rethman, Doug Amon, Bob Lamberson and Daryl Wilson for five available positions on the council.

Soldier: Luke Geist and Paula Keating for mayor and Jackie Tannahill, Nina Reed, Brenda Holliday-Stanton, Dakota Keating, Ida Nadeau and Penny Ludlow for five available positions on the council

Whiting: Larry Eubanks, Richard Archer and Matthew Honas for five available positions on the council. No one filed for mayor. 

There are also two positions on the Meadowlark Extension council that will be included in the spring election. Henriette Area and Jeri Albright have filed for those positions, it was reported. 

A primary will not be held because four people did not file for the same position, according to the Jackson County Clerk’s Office. 


The Holton Recorder

109 W. Fourth St.
Holton, KS 66436
Phone: 785-364-3141

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