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Spring election Tuesday, led by council at-large race
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The state spring election is Tuesday, with municipal, school board and county board races on the ballot.
Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The City of Platteville ballot includes one Common Council race. Amy Seeboth and Darrel Browning will face off for the council at-large position to replace retiring Ald. Patrice Steiner.

District 2 Ald. Eileen Nickels, the Common Council president, was the only candidate to file for the District 2 seat.

Incumbents Keith Henry, Steve Kenyon and Bill Moody are the only candidates on the ballot for three Village of Belmont board seats.

School boards: Three people — Rick Kruser, Amy Mewhirter and Wayne Weber — are running for two seats on the Potosi School Board (see story, page 10A).

The Iowa–Grant School Board race has two candidates for two positions, but not one candidate per seat. Steven Christianson and Shawn Meuer are facing off for the Area 7 seat — Cobb, Linden and Rewey — but there is no listed candidate for the Area 3 seat, representing Montfort.

Incumbents Craig Abing and Vaughn Mester are unopposed for the three Belmont School Board seats. A third candidate will be elected by write-in vote after incumbent Sally Carey chose not to run for reelection.

Two incumbents, Heather Connolly and Josh Grabandt, and newcomer Arlene Siss are running for the three Platteville School Board seats. The third seat is being vacated by the retiring Tim Murphy.

County boards: In Grant County, the District 17 seat held by Sup. Vince Loeffeholz has an additional candidate, Dan Timmerman. District 17 includes Dickeyville wards 1 and 2 and Paris Ward 2.

There is also only one Lafayette County Board race, in District 1, where Sup. Patrick Shea is opposed by Larry Ludlum. District 1 includes the Town of Belmont. (See stories, page 3A).

There is also only one Iowa County board race, in District 7, where Sup. Curt Peterson is opposed by Bill Dolan.

Courts: Also on the ballot is the state Court of Appeals District 1, whose Judge Patricia Curley is unopposed for a six-year term.