Two patrons filed Tuesday for the Houston board of education on the opening day of filings.
Stacie Ely and Tim Malam filed for two three-year vacancies that will be decided in the April 3 election. Ely and Leon Slape are incumbents.
Patrons may file when school is in session Dec. 12 through Jan. 16. To be eligible, candidates must be at least 24 years old, resident taxpayers of the district, U.S. citizen and Missouri resident for one year preceding the election.