There are a few exceptions with three entities seeing races, and others seeing an incumbent choose not to run again and only candidate filing to take their place.

Incumbents, incumbents, incumbents. That’s who most area municipalities and districts will see serving on their boards again in 2018 after the candidate filing period for the April 3 election closed January 16.
There are a few exceptions with three entities seeing races, and others seeing an incumbent choose not to run again and only candidate filing to take their place.

School of the Osage
Two positions open
James Edwards
Kathy Vance
Amber Franz
Edwards and Vance are incumbents.

Morgan County R-II (Versailles)
Two positions open
Veronica Dobbins
April Boicourt
Chad Courter
Veronica Dobbins is an incumbent.

Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District
One position open
James Burt
Robert Hemen
Robert Hemen previously served on the board and lost his seat and is now running again.* This information has been corrected as the story previously stated that Hemen was an incumbent.

Mid-County Fire Protection District
One position open
Gary Cuendet
Rod Sederwall is the incumbent that is leaving.

Village of Four Seasons
Three positions open
Arnold Sandbothe
Jim Holcomb
LuAnn Ruck
Sandbothe and Holcomb are incumbents. Incumbent Ranita Jones is not seeking re-election.

City of Osage Beach
Mayor -- John Olivarri
Ward I -- Kevin Rucker
Ward II -- Phyllis Marose
Ward III -- Tom Walker
Collector -- Lee Schuman
Incumbent John Barry did not see re-election. Barry has been collector since 2002.
All candidates are incumbents except Schuman.

Camdenton R-III Board of Education
Two positions open
Christopher C. McElyea
Laura Davis
Both candidates are incumbents.

City of Laurie
Mayor - Allen Kimberling
Ward I - Jeff Chorpening
Ward II - Herb Keck
All candidates are incumbents.

City of Lake Ozark
Ward I -- Pat Thompson
Ward II -- Dennis Klautzer
Ward III -- Gerry Murawski
All are incumbents.

City of Camdenton
Ward I (one-year term) — Eric Faes
Ward I (two-year term) — Bonnie (Blankenship) Black
Ward II — Sandy Gentry
Ward III — Gary Shepherd
Special Road District “R” — Kerry Shannon
All are incumbents.

Gravois Fire Protection District
One position open
Steve Forbes, incumbent

Village of Sunrise Beach
Two positions open
Ray Kline, incumbent