Posted on: November 29, 2016

Dates Announced for Branson City Election


Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Branson City Clerk Lisa Westfall: 417.337.8522

MEDIA RELEASE: Dates Announced for Branson City Election

The Missouri Secretary of State has set the Spring local election day as April 4, 2017. Registered voters in Branson will be able to vote for Mayor and the Alderman representing their respective Wards. Each of the three wards in the City of Branson will have an Alderman on the ballot.

The Branson Board of Aldermen consists of six Aldermen (two from each Ward) and the Mayor. Each is elected to serve two-year terms.

The Mayor and Aldermen currently holding the seats to be considered in this election are:

• Mayor – Karen Best
• Ward 1 – Bob Simmons
• Ward 2 – Kirsten Hart
• Ward 3 – Rick Todd

Declarations of Candidacy will be accepted at the Branson City Clerk’s office beginning December 13, 2016 at 8:00AM. This filing period will close on January 17, 2017 at 5:00PM.

Candidates’ names will be placed on the ballot in the order in which they file their candidacy. For all candidates who file for candidacy on the first day, the order will be determined by random drawing in the office of the City Clerk at Branson City Hall, 110 West Maddux in Branson, Missouri.

For questions or further information, contact Branson City Clerk Lisa Westfall at 417.337.8522.

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Media inquiries related to this content may be directed to Jennifer Langford, Communications Manager, City of Branson at or by calling 417.337.0017.


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