by: Scott McCaulley

The Branson City Clerk’s Office releases the names of those who have signed up after the first day of the period for people interested in running for Municipal Positions can sign up to have their name on the April Ballot.

Branson Mayor Karen Best will have a challenger as she runs for her third term as Ray Eaton has signed up to run for that office. Also incumbent Ward 1 Alderman Bob Simmons will face a challenge from Marshall Howden. Lucas Case signed up for the Ward 2 Seat currently held by Cris Bohinc who has announced she is not seeking another term in office.

The sign up period for all Municipalities as well as School Districts in Missouri will go until January 15 with the Municipal Election for 2019 to take place on April 2.