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Two candidates for special city council election May 30

SOLON– Dale Snipes and Lauren Whitehead will be the two candidates seeking to fill the unexpired city council term of Mark Krall.
According to the Johnson County Auditor’s Office, Snipes and Whitehead are the only two residents to file the necessary paperwork to appear on the ballot for the Tuesday, May 30, special election.
The filing deadline for candidates was Friday, May 5.
Snipes was appointed to fill the council term, which expires Dec. 31, but a petition requesting a special election was subsequently filed with the city.

Special election dates

Friday, May 19: Voter pre-registration deadline, 5 p.m.
Friday, May 26: Deadline to request mailed ballot, 5 p.m. Last day to vote early at auditor’s office, 7:45-5:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 27: Postmark deadline for returning mailed absentee ballots (moved due to holiday).
Tuesday, May 30: Election Day. Polls open at Solon City Hall 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.