The 2021 Candidate List for the Branson Municipal Election on Tuesday, April 9, 2021, is final. The race for mayor, Ward I and Ward III Alderman have multiple candidates, with only Ward II being uncontested. With five candidates running for mayor and the same for Ward III the “race is on.”
The order on the ballot was determined by lottery for all registering on the first day of registration, December 15, 2020. After that, the ballot position depends on the date and time of registration.
In order of their ballot position, the candidates running for a two-year term as mayor, their name, Branson address, date of filing, and time of filing are:
Karen Best, 7A Maple Court, 12/15/2020, 11:11 a.m.
Marshall Howden, 106 Rose O’Neill Drive 12/15/2020, 8:03 a.m.
Edd Akers, 3104 Riverstone Drive 12/15/2020, 12:20 p.m.
Amber Thomsen, 113 N. Sunshine Street 1/11/2021, 12:01 p.m.
Larry Milton, 8 Willow Court 1/19/2021, 4:45 p.m.
In order of their ballot position, the candidates running for a two-year term as Ward I Alderman, their name, Branson address, date of filing, and time of filing are:
Rod Romine, 725 Valley View Drive 1/8/2021 8:35 a.m.
Clay Cooper, 101 Rose O’Neil Drive 1/11/2021 11:48 a.m.
Jantzen Craine, 2958 Vineyards Pkwy Unit 5 1/15/2021 3:32 p.m.
Ward II will have only one candidate on the ballot. His name, Branson address, date of filing, and time of filing is:
Cody Fenton, 132 Sapling Drive 1/19/2021 8:13 a.m.
In order of their ballot position, the candidates running for a two-year term as Ward III Alderman, their name. Branson address, date of filing and time of filing are:
Julia King, 1612 Pointe Royale Drive 12/15/2020, 8:20 a.m.
Richard Allan Banks, 109 Oxford Drive, 12/18/2020, 11:00 a.m.
Daniel Meenen, 273 Van Buren Road 1/13/202, 8:30 a.m.
Dr. Ralph J. LeBlanc, 804 Sunset Road 1/13/2021, 2:01 p.m.
Ruth Denham, 338 Bramble Lane 1/13/2021, 2:40 p.m.
Only Two Incumbents on the ballot
With Ward II Alderman Larry Milton withdrawing from the Ward II race for Alderman only two incumbents remain on the ballot, Mayor Edd Akers and Ward III Alderman Julia King. Akers is running amongst a field of are five, as is King.
For additional information on the Branson Municipal Election please contact the Branson City Clerk’s office by calling 417-337-8522 or by email at [email protected].
Those wanting to vote in the April 2 election must register to vote by March 10, 2021.