The candidates are set, and there will be election choices for some voters in the spring elections in Franklin, Greendale and Oak Creek, but not in Hales Corners.
Candidates for village trustees, alderman, mayor and school boards hoping to gain office in the spring submitted paperwork by Jan. 3 to get on the ballot.
Elections for various offices will be held on Tuesday, April 4. For races involving more than twice as many people running for available seats, a primary elections may be held on Tuesday, Feb. 21.
Here is the rundown of who is running in each of area communities:
Current mayor Steve Olson will run for re-election and is set to face former opponent Basil Ryan, who ran for the office last election cycle in 2014.
In 4th district, Pete Kosovich is set to challenge current alderman Steve Taylor for the seat.
Current alderwoman Kristin Wilhelm will be the only name on the ballot for the 3rd district seat.
In the 6th district, current alderwoman Suzanne Mayer will not be running for re-election, leaving the seat open for John Nelson, the only candidate who has submitted paperwork to run for the seat.
Three people have filed for two seats on the Franklin School Board, currently occupied by Tim Nielson and Linda Witkowski, who have both submitted paperwork for re-election. In addition, Adam P.K. Scanlan will run.
Two three-year-term trustee positions are up for election, and three people have filed. Trustees Donna Ouellette and Carl Genz currently hold the positions and have filed. Gentz took over the position vacated by Jim Birmingham when he became village president. Jeff Birmingham has also filed.
One school board seat is up for election for a regular, three-year term.
Victoria McCormick has filed for non-candidacy. The names of any candidates who have filed were not available before press time. Unofficially, three people have filed for candidacy, which would require a primary.
For the Whitnall School Board, three seats are up for re-election, and the three incumbents, Jonathan Cagle, Jon D. Jones and Nancy Zaborowski, will all run for re-election unopposed. The school district includes all of Hales Corners.
There are no village board elections this year.
Oak Creek city
Three members of the Oak Creek common council are up for possible re-election, but only one will face a challenge. Incumbent Steve Kurkowski of the 1st district, incumbent Mark Verhalen of the 3rd district, and incumbent Ken Gehl of the 5th district have all filed for candidacy. Rich Duchniak of the third district has also declared candidacy, challenging Verhalen.
Two school board members are up for re-election for three-year terms, and four have filed. Mark Verhalen and Amy Mlot currently hold the positions and both have declared candidacy. Additionally, Juli Murphy and Sean Kingston have filed. The district includes all of Oak Creek and a small part of Franklin.