New Baden petitions have been filed for the April 6, 2021 municipal elections, with three candidates filing for Village President (Mayor). The candidates are former Village Trustee, Clinton County Board member and 22-year Air Force Veteran Rafael Him, and current trustees Randy Joe Linthicum and Taylor Zurliene. Five candidates running for three, four-year terms on the village board. In addition to incumbents Chris Locke and Bob Oster, Cindi Meredith-Wheelan, C. Jason Pollack, and Byron J. Lewis have all filed petitions. Rebecca Schomaker is the only candidate to file for an unexpired, two-year term on the board guaranteeing her election to the board. Village Clerk Teri Crane will be unopposed in her race for another term.