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Election Results: April 2021 municipal election

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Published: Apr. 6, 2021 at 8:43 PM CDT|Updated: Apr. 6, 2021 at 10:53 PM CDT
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SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - CLICK HERE for the latest election results

A look at the results in key races, ordered by the latest projections from local election authorities.

SPRINGFIELD MAYOR: Ken McClure has won re-election, setting up a third term as Springfield mayor.

SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL BOARD: Maryam Mohammadkhani, Scott Crise and Danielle Kincaid have won a highly-contested election for three school board seats with Springfield Public Schools.

SPRINGFIELD CITY COUNCIL/ZONE SEATS: Heather Hardinger (General Seat A), Craig Hosmer (Springfield General Seat B), Angela Romine (Springfield Zone 1), Matthew Simpson (Springfield Zone 4)

BRANSON MAYOR: Larry Milton has won the race for Branson mayor, fending off an election against the city’s last two leaders in that position.

BRANSON TAX EXTENSIONS: Voters have approved two ballot measures to extend Branson’s tourist taxes.

GALENA LAW ENFORCEMENT TAX: Voters have approved a sales tax for Galena to help fund law enforcement and improve its emergency services.

USE TAXES: Voters in the Ozarks turn down six use taxes; Crocker, McCord Bend approve use taxes

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Polls closed at 7 p.m. Here are some other election resources and a look at key races.

KEY RACES:

Springfield Mayoral Race: Springfield Mayor Ken McClure is running for re-election for a third team. He faces Marcus Aton. He is the founding member of Better Block SGF, promoting more pedestrian-friendly use of urban spaces.

Springfield School Board: Seven candidates will vie for three spots on the Springfield Public Schools School Board.

Branson Mayoral Race: Mayor Edd Akers is running for a second-term as the city’s mayor. He faces former Mayor Karen Best, Councilman Larry Milton and Amber Thomsen. Marshall Howden’s name remains on the ballot, but he tells KY3 News he has dropped out of the race.

KEY TAX ISSUES:

School Tax/Bond Proposals: More than a dozen school districts in the Ozarks have asked for tax levy increases or bond proposals.

Use Taxes: Many counties and municipalities will ask for approval of a use tax. A use tax allows the entity to collect the local tax on an online purchase.

Galena Law Enforcement Tax: The city of Galena, Mo. asks voters to approve a law enforcement sales tax to improve its emergency services.

SAMPLE BALLOTS: Read county ballots (best access is on a desktop computer). Click HERE!

ELECTION RESULTS: Watch election returns coming into the KY3 Newsroom. Click HERE!

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