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Hillsboro council seats to be uncontested in April election

Hillsboro residents will vote for two ward positions in the April 5 city elections.

Both contenders are incumbents. Brent Driggers has filed for Ward 1 and Byron McCarty has filed for Ward 2.

Marion will have the only formally contested races , with five candidates vying for two at-large council positions.

Incumbents Jerry A. Dieter and Melissa Mermis face competition from John Wheeler, Michel Soyez, and Chris Costello.

Burns residents have three at-large council positions to be filled and two contenders. Tim Rogers and Ronald Goodwin have filed. The third position would go to a write-in candidate with the most votes.

Last modified Feb. 4, 2016