Four people have qualified to run for alderman in the Smithville Municipal Election so far.
The latest person to get in the race is former Alderman Aaron Meeks. Others who have qualified include Incumbent Alderman Willie Thomas, former Alderman W.J. (Dub) White, and Gary Durham.
Four other persons have also picked up qualifying petitions but have not yet returned them including Incumbent Alderman Jerry Hutchins, Sr., Incumbent Alderman Tonya Sullivan, Shawn Jacobs, and Danny Washer
Lisa Peterson, Administrator of Elections, says candidates have until NOON on Thursday, March 19th to qualify. The deadline to register to vote in time for the election is May 18th.
Three Aldermen will be elected on Tuesday, June 16th. The positions are currently held by Jerry Hutchins, Sr., Tonya Sullivan, and Willie Thomas. Each term is for two years.