Voters heading to the polls in April will have no lack of candidates to choose from when they are handed the ballot.
So far, 10 candidates are seeking five positions on the Arnold City Council, and six have filed for two seats on the Fox School Board.
Candidate filing began on Dec. 11 and ends at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15. In Arnold, the mayoral position and one seat in each of the city's four wards is up for grabs.
As of 5 p.m. Thursday, the following candidates (listed in alphabetical order) had filed for office:
Arnold Mayor (Four-year term)
- Doris Borgelt, Ward 1 Councilwoman
- Ron Counts, (I)
- Ken Moss, Ward 4 Councilman
Arnold City Council - Ward 1 (Two-year term)
- Jason Fulbright
- Shaun Missey
Arnold City Council - Ward 2 (Two-year term)
- Mary Coleman
- Jeff Fitter
Arnold City Council - Ward 3 (Two-year term)
- Phil Amato (I)
Arnold City Council - Ward 4 (Two-year term)
- Claude "Butch" Cooley
- Sandra Kownacki (I)
The seats up for election in Arnold are currently occupied by Ron Counts, mayor; Doris Borgelt, Ward 1; Bill Moritz, Ward 2; Phil Amato, Ward 3; and Sandra Kownacki, Ward 4.
Meanwhile, in the Fox School District, voters will decide on two three-year seats on the Board of Education. Those positions are currently occupied by Ruth Ann Newman and Pete Nichols.
As of 5 p.m. Thursday, the following candidates (listed in alphabetical order) had filed for office. They include
- Steven Holloway
- Mark Jones
- Dan Kroupa
- Ruth Ann Newman (I)
- Pete Nichols (I)
- Anthony Thebeau
Editor's note: (I) denotes incumbents.