City filings slow

Sunday, December 27, 2009

SIKESTON -- Filing for municipal elections began over a week ago, and so far very few patrons have filed for candidacy.

Filing or the April 6, 2010, election began Dec. 15 and ends at 5 p.m. Jan. 19. Those interested in filing for candidacy over the next week should check with their respective city hall first as some are closed in observance of the holidays.

In Miner, the race for mayor is heating up as Kim Foster and Frank Tatum have filed for candidacy. Incumbent Mitch Thompson has not yet filed.

Foster is the Ward 1 alderman incumbent. Filing for her position are Charles McLemore and Jimmy Thomas. In Ward 2, incumbent Tim Holman and Ricky Hampton have filed.

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