The qualified voters in the City of Monroe City will be electing officials on Tuesday, April 7. The election includes the position of Mayor for a two-year term. Mayor John Long had signed up to run for re-election, but was not alone in the running race. Jerry Potterfield has filed to run for the two-year mayor term as well, stating, “I think the City needs to be set in a new direction.”
Others running are Anthony Zeiger for Fire Board. The Monroe City Rural Fire Protection District currently has two 6-year term open for election.
Signed up to run for the Alderman position in Ward I is Jeff Botkins, Ward II has three candidates including Ronald Krigbaum, Terry Tesson and Rusty Rothweiler and Alderman Melissa Hays will be running for re-election for Ward III.
Candidates had to file their declaration of candidacy by January 21, at 5 p.m.