by: Scott McCaulley
Tuesday was the first day of candidate filings for the April 2020 Municipal Elections in Missouri.
Branson City Clerk Lisa Westfall reports that four people have entered the race for the Alderman Seats to be decided in the election.
Incumbent Bill Skains officially signed up on Wednesday with two challengers for his Ward I Seat already having signed up on Tuesday, Marshall Howden and Willard Harris.
Gary Groman has signed up to run for the Ward III currently held by Brian Clonts while no one has signed up so far for the Ward II seat held by Rick Castillon.
All Missouri Municipalities and Political Subdivisions that have April Elections will have a sign-up period to enter the Election through January 21st.