With the deadline to file looming at noon, Friday, August 26th, all three board seats up for election this November in the Hamilton Southeastern School District will be contested.
As of the close of business Wednesday, August 24th, two school board incumbents have filed for re-election and all three feature more than one candidate. Howard Stevenson from Fall Creek Township and Sylvia Shepler representing Wayne Township, have filed as candidates. Current School Board President Karen Harmer is not expected to seek re-election from Delaware Township.
In this round of school board balloting, one candidate is chosen from each of the townships that are part of the Hamilton Southeastern School District.
Here is the listing of candidates, per the Hamilton County Election Office, as of Wednesday, August 24th:
Adam Harness (filed August 19)
Bradley Jones (filed August 8)
Amanda J. Shera (filed August 18)
Fall Creek Township
Mike Bottorff (filed August 22)
Howard Stevenson (filed July 27)
Sylvia Shepler (filed August 12)
Charron Wright (filed August 18)