There will be a full slate of candidates for school board and city councils in Gardner, Edgerton and Spring Hill. There will not be a local primary election, though.
Seven candidates filed for three seats on the Gardner City Council. Gardner council candidates include incumbents Heath Freeman, Tory Roberts and Todd Winters and Randy Gregorcyk, Brett Limer, Rich Melton and Lee Moore.
Seven also filed for three seats on the Edgerton council. Edgerton candidates include Jody Brown, Darius Crist, Frances Cross, Deb Lebakken, Clay Longanecker, Marvin Vail and Cliff Withrow.
Four filed for three seats on the Spring Hill City Council. Candidates for Spring Hill council include H. Clint Gillis Jr., Andrea Hughes, Floyd Koder and Bradly Zerr.
All but two races for five seats on the USD 231 board of education is contested. Incumbents Tresa Boden and Mary Nelson are unopposed. Kristen Schultz and Mindy Jo Wymer will vie for position no. 1. Karen Casey and Greg Chapman will compete for position no. 2. Shaun O. Henderson and Robin Strentz are running for position no. 7, an at-large seat.
There are four candidates for four positions on the Spring Hill School District Board of Education. They include incumbents Brent Hoffman, Nels Anderson and Douglas Updike, and newcomer Nicholas R. Hunt.
Gardner voters will recognize a familiar name listed on the ballot for a seat on the Johnson County Community College Board of Trustees. Former Gardner City Council member Larry Fotovich, Olathe, seeks one of four seats on that body. In that race, voters may select three of six candidates. Other candidates include Nancy L. Ingram, Olathe; Patricia Lightner, Olathe; incumbent David Lindstrom, Overland Park; incumbent Greg Musil, Overland Park; and Mark Read, Overland Park.
Fotovich is also running for a seat on the Blue Valley School District Board of Education.
To see the complete list of candidates, visit the Johnson County Election Office website. The election is April 7.
Full candidate slate for councils, school boards