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Nine candidates seek Jefferson City Council seats, two for school board


Nine candidates have filed to run for a Jefferson City Council seat for the April 2 election.

One seat for all of Jefferson City’s wards will be open for elections. Candidate filing closed at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Councilmembers serve two-year terms. Councilmembers also have term limits of eight consecutive years. If a term limit is reached for a candidate, a full two-year term must pass before that member is eligible to run again, according the city’s website.

Randy Hoselton will run against incumbent Ward 1 Councilman Jack Deeken.

Ward 2 Councilman Michael Lester is running unopposed. Darrel Bryan was previously listed as running as of Tuesday morning, but his name was not on the final candidate list.

Amy Brix and Treaka Young are each running for the Third Ward seat. Ward 4 Councilman Randall Z. Wright – an incumbent – is running against Chris Leuckel.

Mackenzie Job is running for the Fifth Ward seat, as is Virginia Shetler, who filed at 10 a.m. Friday.

According to an email from a Stephanie Sappenfield – Jefferson City School District Board of Education secretary  --  Board President Lindsey Rowden and Ken Hussey filed for the two open seats for the Jefferson City School Board.

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