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The filling period for local elections in April began this week and will run through Dec. 26.
Elections will be held April 2 for Palmyra City Council, Palmyra R-I and Marion County R-II school boards, the Marion County Ambulance District Board of Directors and the Marion County Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors.
The filing period for the elections began Tuesday, Dec. 5.
Three city council positions, one from each ward, are up for election in Palmyra. They include the ones currently being held by Ellen Goodwin (Ward 1), Patrick Barnes (Ward 2) and Earl Meyers (Ward 3).
Interested persons can file at Palmyra City Hall during office hours.
Two Palmyra R-I School Board positions are up for election in April including those currently held by Andrew Lehenbauer and Darin Redd.
Interested persons should file at the district office located in the high school during regular business hours.
Two Marion County R-II School Board positions are up for election including those currently held by Jared Stewart and Joel Swisher. Interested persons should file at the district office located at the school in Philadelphia.
Two positions on the Marion County Ambulance District’s Board of Director’s positions are up for election.
The two positions represent Sub-District No. 2, which includes the second and sixth wards of the city of Hannibal and Subdistrict No. 6, which includes the city of Philadelphia, West Ely and rural Marion County.
The two current board members are Branson Well Sub-District No. 2, and Dot Lake, Sub-District No. 6.
Interested persons should file at the district office located at 142 Jaycee Drive in Hannibal.
Two positions on the Marion County SWCD Board of Supervisors are up for election, one from Territory 1 Union Township and the other from Territory 3 Warren and South River townships.
Qualified persons interested in filing should do so at the district office, located at 6465 Hwy. 168 Suite B, Palmyra.