Several contested municipal races this year3 for MCH board and 2 challenges for ECISD

The final day to file for the May 6 election for positions on the Odessa College board, ECISD board and Medical Center Hospital board was Friday.
There are several contested races.
Incumbent Ector County Independent School District Board Vice President Steve Brown and members Doyle Woodall and Nelson Minyard have filed for re-election. Board President Terri Ervin’s term is up and she filed Friday. Delma Abalos, a former ECISD board member, filed for Ervin’s seat. Minyard will also have an opponent as Kay Ketzenberger, a UTPB professor, filed on Friday.
For the Odessa College board, none were contested as of Thursday. On Friday, information on new filers was not returned. Terms for OC Board of Trustees Assistant Secretary Bruce Shearer and members Richard Abalos and Tara Deaver are up this year. All incumbents filed but no challengers as of Thursday.
Hospital District 1 member Judy Hayes will face Bryn Dodd. District 5 member David Nelson will face both Julie Molland and Don Hallmark. In District 7 member Virgil Trower will face challenger Benjamin Quiroz.