The candidate filing period is now under way for local city and school board elections. The filing period began January 28 and runs through February 27. Election day will be Saturday, May 9.
Jayton -Girard ISD will be electing school board members for three three-year terms and will also hold a special election for a one-year unexpired term currently held by Cody Stanaland who was appointed to the seat vacated by Paul Martinez. The three other school board positions up for election are currently held by Seth Clay, Howard Heath, and Amanda McGee. Ben Brock has filed to run for one of the three full-term seats. Candidates may pick up applications to file in the Superintendent’s office 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.