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Next Tuesday’s municipal election, delayed from April due to the COVID-19 pandemic, features six candidates for three seats on the CCR-1 school board. Kevin Ross is the only incumbent running. Others seeking board positions are Ruth Brotherton, Heather Weber Webster, Sibyl Lisette McIntire, Doug James and Tammy McDaniel Ramsey.
In the City of Kahoka, Orlie Yoder is unchallenged in the East Ward, and West Ward incumbent Alderman Larry Young is challenged by Corey Anderson.
In Wayland, Rick Jinkens are Colleen South are on the ballot for a three-year term as Mayor. Four candidates are seeking two available two-year terms as Aldermen at Large in Wayland. They are Sherry Bunker, Gloria Williams, Patricia Ann Golliher and Connie Ray Handyside.
Two tax issues face voters. The first is a countywide sales tax question which reads:
“Shall the County of Clark continue to impose an existing countywide sales take at the rate of one-half of one percent for the purpose of improving county roads; for a period of four years from the date on which such a tax is first imposed?”
The second is a property tax issue to fund roads. It reads: “Shall the County of Clark continue to levy an additional tax rate of 35 cents on the hundred dollars valuation for a period of four (4) years?”
Clark County voters living in the Scotland County school district have four candidates for three school board seats: Jamie Triplett, George Koontx, Rhonda McBee and Jason Small.
Clark County voters living in the Lewis County C-1 District have three candidates for three board positions. They are Jamie Brennan, Donna Lee Rei and Carrie Crist.
Those voters are also being asked to vote on a proposed 80 cent per $100 assessed valuation tax increase to support additional operating needs of the school district.
Polling locations will be open from 6:00am until 7:00pm on Tuesdy, June 2.