The following area races in surrounding counties.
Commission -- Deborah Henningsen; Raquel "Rocky" Fleer-Husted; Blake Jorgensen; Mark R. Retzer, Sr.; Kenneth Woods
There are three positions open on the Ottawa City Commission.
Ottawa school district
Three at-large positions -- Jeanette Lowry; Lawrence Lyman; Sean Powell; Mike Sipple; Marge Stevens.
Council -- Betty Ann Anderson; Kevin Bell; Robert Budden; Randy Daniels; Harold Gore; Sherri Hittle; Marilyn Johnson; Bill Rodecap; Gary Quiett .
The Meriden City Council is expanding to seven from five council members. Five of the seat are up for grabs. The top three vote-getters will serve four year terms and the fourth- and fifth-place vote-getters will serve two year terms.
Council -- Michael Boyd; Thomas D. Bryant; Lisa M. Cross; A.W. "Rocky" Himpel; Shelly Hummelgaard
There are three seats open on the Oskaloosa City Council.
Oskaloosa school district
Position 5 -- Alice "Lou" Jeffers, Oskaloosa; Tracy D. Newell, Oskaloosa.
Council -- Bradley A. Ayers; Elke Lassiter; Kirk W. Vernon; Marlin Youngquist
There are two seats open on the Ozawkie City Council.
Council -- Richard A. "Dick" Annis; Marcie Rae Cottrell; Joanna Madorin; Jay Skelton
There are three seats available on the Perry City Council.
Mayor -- Herman Ackmann; David Schneider; Edward "Pete" Scott
Council -- Troy Frost; Michael A. Henning; Roy McCullough; Matt Smith; Roger Whaley.
The city of Nortonville passed an ordinance to not hold a primary election. There are two city council seats open.
Valley Falls school district
Position 4 -- Laverne W. Clark, Valley Falls; Micah Gelatt, Valley Falls.
Position 5 -- Charles E. Bartlett, Valley Falls; John D. Shipley, Jr., Valley Falls.
Jefferson County North
Position 4 -- Carletia Domann, Nortonville; Sharon Porter, Nortonville.
Jefferson County West
Position 6 -- Bette J. Lopez, Ozawkie; Sandra Mumaw, Ozawkie
Council -- Timothy J. Maniez, Ted R. Morse, Barry R. Thierer, Dave Vigness.
Two positions are open on the council.
De Soto school district
Position 4 -- Curtis N. Allenbrand, Randy Johnson
Position 5 -- Janine Gracy, Jim Thomas
Position 6 -- Larry Meyer, Denise Taylor
Mayor -- Chris Garcia; Joseph B. Nick Sr.
Council -- Robert "Bob" Moore; Terry Thomas; Rayburn "Keith" Sifford; David Povilonis
Two seats are open on the council.
Basehor-Linwood school district
Position 6 -- Paul David Smith, Linwood; Gary Johnson, Linwood
Council -- Robert Nickle; Steve Gumm; Cecil E. Vinyard; Jim Truesdell; Jason Ward
There are three Tonganoxie City Council positions up for grabs.
Tonganoxie school district
Position 6 -- Bob Dehoff, Tonganoxie; Brian Huseman, Tonganoxie