O’Fallon City Councilman Bob Howell has filed his candidacy in the April 2017 mayoral race, challenging incumbent mayor Bill Hennessy, who also filed on Tuesday.
Candidate filing began Tuesday and continues until January 17 for the April 4 election.
The current Ward 1 councilman, Dave Hinman, has filed for re-election, and also filing for the Ward 1 seat was Arnie (A.C.) Dienoff.
Rose Mack (Ward 2) and Mike Pheney (Ward 5) both filed for re-election to their council seats. Jeff Kuehn filed his candidacy for Ward 4.
No candidates have yet filed for the Ward 3 seat currently held by John Haman.