Washington Evening Journal
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In almost all of the cities in Henry County, the candidates running for mayor don't have much competition, with the majority running unopposed.
There is one exception.
In Mt. Pleasant, Mayor Steve Brimhall will be looking to continue his mayoral duties while seeking re-election unopposed.
Mayor Brant Knudsen from Westwood is unopposed in his running for re-election.
In New London, current Mayor Kirk Miller will be the only candidate running for the two-year position.
Wayland's incumbent Mayor Chet Fort is the exclusive candidate running for re-election.
Jason Waterhouse is the only candidate on the ballot running for mayor in Olds. It would be his first term as mayor.
In Coppock, Frankie Nupp is the only individual running for the mayor title. It's his first time running for the position.
Incumbent Mayor William Sanderson will run unopposed for another term in Hillsboro.
Salem is the only town that has more than one contender running for the mayor candidacy. James Tomson, Mary Hoyer and Kelly Andermann have qualified for the ballot.
The races for city council will be a bit more competitive.
Three incumbent Mt. Pleasant council members are running unopposed. Bob Griffith, Jeff Batty, and Terry McWilliams are hoping to serve another four-year term.
In Salem, six people are running for two open seats on the council. John Wagner, Haley Swinscoe, Tarrant French, Justin Traman, and current members Gary Tedrow and Christina Feehan are all running.
There are three open seats in Westwood, with four people running. Eric Peterson, Monte Knudsen, Darrel Rodgers, and current council member Gary Lane.
New London incumbent council members Dan Berner, Scott Campbell, and Brad Helmerson are running unopposed for another four-year term. Travis Benz has no opposition for a two-year period.
In Wayland, current members Jamie Roth and Caylon Devaul are seeking another four-year term. Melinda Ullery is hoping for re-election for a two-year term. All are running unopposed.
Winfield has five people on the ballot for the city council. Incumbents Randy Redlinger and Jennifer Wade are rerunning. The other three candidates are David Pieart, Robert Quinn, and Scott Jennings. Voters may only vote for three candidates.
On the ballot in Olds, three candidates are hoping to be a part of the city council. Candice Curry and Fred Roth — both incumbents — and Timothy Breuer are the candidates.
In Coppock, five people are running. Dakota Knerr, Jennifer Stoderl, Ananna Knerr, Shelby Gier, and current member Dustin Palmer.
Eric Sanderson, Chad Brousseau, and Michaeleen Kaeser are each seeking re-election in Hillsboro. Myron Helmers is the fourth candidate on the ballot. Citizens are only allowed three votes.