The last day of filing for the August Primary election was Tuesday (March 25) with a few local races being developed.
In the race for Associate Circuit Judge (Div. III), Democrat Patrick S. Flynn and Republican Gregory Allsberry filed for the position.
Incumbent Republican Presiding Commissioner Dan Colbert will be opposed in the primary by Kelly Hardcastle who was the former county economic developer, emergency management director and flood plain manager. The winner will be opposed by Democrat Mark Schuette who presently serves as an alderman in Moscow Mills.
Running unopposed include:
Associate Circuit Judge (Div. II)- Jim Beck, Republican.
Circuit Clerk: Grace Sinclair, Democrat.
Prosecuting Attorney: Leah Wommack Askey, Democrat.
County Clerk: Crystal Hall, Democrat.
Auditor: Barb Wehde, Republican,
County Collector: Jerry L. Fox, Democrat.
Recorder of Deeds: Dottie Crenshaw, Democrat.
Filing in Jefferson City, Edward Schieffer, Troy, has filed for the Democratic nomination and Jeanie Riddle, Mokane, as a Republican for State Senator in the 10th District. There are three candidates for 41st State Representative, the seat being vacated by Schieffer (term limited). They are Democrat Dan Dildine of Troy and Republicans, Alexandra Salsman and James Randall Pietzman, both of Troy.