The office of Howard County Presiding Commissioner is up for election this year. Republican Jerimiah Johnmeyer will run against incumbent Presiding Commissioner Sam Stroupe, a democrat.
There is a three-way race to fill the office of Howard County Clerk. Current clerk Kathyrn Harper is not seeking re-election. Shelly Howell has filed as a Republican candidate, Ruthie Espenschied has filed as a Democratic Candidate, and Angel Huber has filed as an Independent. A brief biography of each follows below.