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January 24, 2021
 

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2021 is major local election year in Ada

4 council seats, 2 school board seats, 2 township trustee seat on the ballot

This is a major election year in Ada.

Four council seats, two school board seats and two township trustee seats will be on the Nov. 2 general election ballot. Winners of those races will have 4-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2022.

Ada council seats on the ballot are currently held by:
Terry D. Keiser - Republican
Jeffery Oestreich - Republican
Noah Ristau - No party designation
Robert Simmons - Republican
Council members not on the ballot:
Sheila Coressel
Linda Mason
The Ada mayor David Retterer is not on the ballot.

Council seats are partisan and Feb. 3 is the filing deadline. Candidates seeking council seats as independents have until May 3 to file.

A May 4 primary will only take place for council races if enough candidates from either party file, requiring a runoff.

Ada school board seats on the ballot are currently held by:
Ernest Daugherty
Ron Fleming
School board members not on the ballot:
Troy Erickson
Matthew Gossman
Amy Mullins

Liberty Township trustees seats on the ballot are currently held by:
Gary Hall
Bradley Hays
Neither trustee, Jeffrey Acheson, nor fiscal officer, Patricia Griffin, are on the ballot.

School board and township trustees are non-partisan races. The filing deadline to be on the Nov. 2 general election ballot is Aug. 4.

The following is an abridged calendar for the 2021 election.
Click here to visit the Hardin County board of elections for a complete schedule.

Feb. 3 – Partisan candidates filing deadline, 4 p.m.
Feb. 16 – Election board certifies candidate petitions
April 5 – Deadline for voter registration in May 4 Ohio primary election
May 3 – Filing deadline for independent candidates for the Nov. 2 election, 4 p.m.
May 4 – Ohio Primary election, 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
July 15 – Election board certifies independent candidates petitions for general election
Aug. 4 – Non-partisan candidates general election filing deadline
Oct. 4 – Deadline for voter registration in Nov. 2 general election
Nov. 2 – General election, 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.