Franklin County voters will head to the polls Tuesday to decide the fate of numerous city and school board races across the county. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The following is a list of candidates in each race.
Ottawa City Commission Raquel Rocky Fleer, Helen Hood, Linda Reed, Jeff Richards and Mike Skidmore are vying for three open seats.
City of Lane The mayors seat and three council seats are up for election. Judy Birchard and Betty McCale are running unopposed for two of those council seats.
Pomona Mayor Marie Seneca is running unopposed.
Pomona City Council Jerald Johnson and Jay Meador are running unopposed for two open seats.
Princeton Mayor Chris Hutchinson is running unopposed.
Princeton City Council Jo Allen, Ronald Atchison, Kathy Jones and Carol Lingo are running unopposed for four of the five open seats. There is not an official candidate on the ballot for the fifth seat.
Rantoul Mayor Wanda Martin is running unopposed.
Rantoul City Council Don Covington, Mary Gormly and Mark Johnson are running for three of five open seats. Several people reportedly plan to seek election to the council as write-in candidates, according to the Franklin County Clerks Office.
Richmond Mayor Sheldon Snow is running unopposed.
Richmond City Council Helen Feuerborn, Barbara Lane, Doug McIntosh, Mary Platt and Ricky Weber are vying for two open seats.
Wellsville City Council Dave Edwards, Jared Eggleston, Travis W. Jones and Ryan Young are running for three open seats.
Williamsburg City Council Gene Hirt, Dennis Norton, Amber Smith, Ralph Stover Jr. and Shiela Worden are vying for three open seats.
School board races
Ottawa School Board Lynda Alderman, Bill Allegre, Tim Catlin, Richard Jackson, Russ Wilson and Norman Wooge are vying for three at-large seats.
Central Heights School Board Jack Davis, Angela Wiederholt and Shawn Cardin are running unopposed for three open seats.
Wellsville School Board Ron Bloss, Clyde Coons and Juanita Peckham are running unopposed for three open seats.
West Franklin School Board Jackie Robbins and Stacia Spencer are running for Position 2; Carol Scott Hamilton and Stacy Hower are running for Position 4; Daniel Arnett, Sherry Harris and Carrie Lira are vying for Position 5; Thayne Bush, Matt Froggatte and Bruce Rochold are running for Position 6.