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March 5, 2014

Area council, school board filings

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Springtown

The City of Springtown has a contested race for Place 3, where incumbent Tony D. Smith will face challenger Tom W. Clayton. Incumbent Annette Burk, in Place 1, and incumbent Greg Hood, in Place 5, have no opponents.

Millsap

Millsap will have a race for mayor as Michael Kinman is challenging incumbent Jamie French. Council members Sally Uribe and Teresa Howard drew no opponents.

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Area school board filings, for those districts that conduct May elections, are:

Springtown ISD

The Springtown ISD School Board Election is uncontested and no May election will take place. Incumbents Jody Lowery (Place 4) and Amy Walker (Place 5) both filed for re-election and were unopposed.

Weatherford ISD

There are two seats up for election in May – Place 6, held by Dave Cowley, and Place 7, occupied by Kip Hooks. Neither Cowley nor Hooks filed for re-election. Those who have filed are Miles Guest (running unopposed, Place 7) and Jeremy Puckett and Tiffany Branson competing for place 6.

Aledo ISD

Incumbents David Davis, in Place 6, and Hoyt Harris, in Place 7, have both filed for re-election, each drawing one or more opponents. Farida Goderya has filed for Place 6, opposite Davis, and Riley Morrison and Debra Rogers have filed for Place 7, opposite Harris.

Millsap ISD

Three seats on the Millsap ISD school board are up for election in May three candidates filed, Christy Burton, Alan Richardson and Michael Stack. The seats are all at-large, so no election will take place.

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