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Races Set In Wichita City, School Board Elections

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Local races are set for Sedgwick County’s municipal and school elections.

Three seats on the Wichita City Council and four seats on the Wichita school board are up for election this fall. Several cities around the county will elect new mayors. You can find a full list of candidates running for office here.

The primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 3; the last day to register to vote in the primary is July 13.

Here are some of the major races that will be on the ballot this year (races with fewer than four candidates will not have primaries and will be decided during the general election on Nov. 2):

Wichita City Council

In District 1, incumbent Brandon Johnson is running for a second term against Myron Ackerman.

In District 3, incumbent Jared Cerullo is running for the seat he has held since March, when he was appointed by the city council to replace former council member James Clendenin. The candidates running in District 3 are:

  • Jason Carmichael
  • Jared Cerullo
  • Jerome C. Crawford
  • Ian Demory
  • Mike Hoheisel
  • Cindy Miles
  • Tevin Smith

In District 6, incumbent Cindy Claycomb is seeking a second term representing Riverside, Delano and parts of downtown. The candidates running are:

  • Maggie Ballard
  • Cindy Claycomb
  • Martin G. Garcia
  • Loren John Hermreck Jr.
  • Dereck C. Reynolds
  • Andy Speck
Wichita School Board

  District 1

  • Diana Albert
  • Ben Blankley (incumbent)

District 2

  • Brent T. Davis
  • Julie Hedrick (incumbent)
  • Justin Bjork

District 5

  • Kathy Bond
  • Mia Turner (incumbent)

District 6

  • Ron Rosales (incumbent)
  • Hazel Stabler
  • Holly Terrill

Mayoral races

Haysville mayor

  • Bruce W. Armstrong (incumbent)
  • Rose Corby
  • Russ Kessler

Eastborough mayor

  • Stacy G. Moore (incumbent)
  • Thom F. Rosenberg

Katelynn McIlwain is KMUW's Korva Coleman Diversity in Journalism intern. She will be a senior this fall at the University of Missouri.

Katelynn McIlwain is a senior at the University of Missouri majoring in journalism (with a magazine writing emphasis) and minoring in digital storytelling. When she’s on campus, she works as an intern at the MU News Bureau and as a resident advisor for MU Residential Life. She is also a member of the Alpha Omega campus ministry.