Delphos voters will see numerous uncontested candidates for local positions, including Adam Kayser for city auditor; Andrew Knueve for law director; Doug Mullenhour for mayor; Joshua Bayliff, Joseph Dray and Scott Wiltsie (write-in) for at-large council positions; and Nichole Coil (write-in) for president of council.

Those in the Delphos City School District (Allen and Van Wert counties) will decide on several school board seats. Current school board member Edward Weilacher will face Jason Grogg; and Erika Illig (current), Jamey Wisher (current) and Tony Weichart will seek the most votes for two open seats.

In Elida, incumbent Mayor Kim Hardy will face off against Claude Paxton; Jon Jenkins is the lone option for two open village council seats; and Pat Schymanski and Brenda Stocker are unopposed for their seats on the school board.

In Spencerville, Phil Briggs is unopposed for mayor; there is no candidate filed for clerk-treasurer; and write-in candidates for village council include Joshua Lyle and Darrell Pugin.

Spencer Clum and Lori Ringwald are unopposed for their seats on the Spencerville Local School Board.

Marion Township voters will see Robert Kimmet for fiscal officer and Jerry Gilden for township trustee. Trustees have also placed an additional .35-mill levy on the ballot for fire and emergency services.

Spencer Township has no contested races with Kathy Keller for fiscal officer and Rick Keller for township trustee.

All Allen County voters will see a .75-mill renewal tax levy for Allen County Children’s Services to support Children’s Services and the care and placement of children.

Washington Township has Dean Bowersock uncontested for trustee and James Mox and Michael Swick will vie for the fiscal officer position. A 1.5-mill with an additional .3-mill levy for fire and emergency services is also on the ballot for Washington Township East Fire district voters living east of Bockey Road.

Putnam County ballots hold little out of the ordinary: a handful of levy renewals and replacements; two new levies — one in Blanchard Township and the other in the Village of Continental — and a slate of candidates for seats on municipal councils, school boards, and township boards. As is often the case, many of the candidates for open seats are running unopposed. There are, however, more than a handful of contested races, a list of which appears below along with candidates pursuing seats in uncontested races.

Mayoral candidates

Contested races

Fort Jennings: Tony Recker, James Smith

Uncontested races

Cloverdale: Thomas Burkhart; Ottoville: Ronald Miller;

Council candidates

Contested races

Ottoville: (two open seats) Tyler Albridge, William Miller, Joseph Moreno

Uncontested races

Fort Jennings: no valid petition filed for two open seats.

School Boards

Uncontested races

Jennings: Molly Jo Hoersten and Cliff Wieging; Ottoville: Sue Bendele and Barbara Hoersten

Township Trustees

Contested races

Monterey (one open seat) Daniel Honigford, Virgil Miller, Joseph Wehri

Uncontested races

Jennings: Denis Neidert

Fiscal Officer

Uncontested races

Monterey: Jeanne Wannemacher

In Middle Point, there is one contested race between Mark Dickman and Kenneth Myers for mayor.

Middle Point voters will also decide on a 1.3-mill current expenses renewal levy and a 3-mills fire expenses renewal levy.

For village council, Cathleen E. Malone and Gary Meyers are unopposed for their seats as are Lauren Honigford and Cotey Schoeff.

Lincolnview School District voters will decide on two school board members from the field of Kirk Berryman, Bradley Coil, Michelle Gorman and Stuart Wyatt.