Holden and Kingsville voters made their voices heard at the polls last Tuesday, June 2, electing individuals to fill vacant seats.
Holden City Council – had one seat open in each ward; all are two-year terms.
In Ward I, Incumbent Elizabeth Weeks ran unopposed and garnered 24 votes.
Ward II – Incumbent Jeremy Knox ran unopposed and drew 21 votes.
Ward III – Incumbent Rusty Kephart also ran as the only candidate and received 53 votes.
In Ward IV – Ray Briscoe faced off against Linda S. Johnson and Briscoe won the seat, with 74 votes.
Holden School Board – had three seats available with three-year terms each: Tonyea Inglis (incumbent); Bill Faust, Jr. (incumbent); Ray Briscoe (incumbent); and Alex Haun all vied for the three seats.
Briscoe won a seat with 384 votes; Inglis also won, garnering 329 votes; and taking the last seat was Haun, with 327 votes.
Kingsville School Board – had one two-year term; and three seats of three-year terms each.
The two-year term had no election, as only one person signed up for the vacancy – Stephanie Smith will fill the seat.
For the three vacancies carrying three-year terms – candidates were: Julie Stout, incumbent; Mike Collens, incumbent; Gary Morrison; and Todd Brendel, incumbent.
The following won the three vacant seats – Stout with 93 votes; Collens with 89 votes; and Brendel with 82 votes.