Only three candidates filed for three open seats on the board. Incumbents Ann Franklin and Ken Johnson, along with new member Greg Finke, will take the oath of office on Tuesday, April 10, following the April 3 general election date.
According to Missouri State statute, when the number of candidates matches the number of vacant positions, no ballot is required. This law is intended to save money for the district, which otherwise would have to foot the bill for the election.
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