Less than week left to file for office
The deadline to file as a candidate for the May primary is almost at hand, and several offices are still unopposed.
Candidates have until 4 p.m. Jan. 30 to submit their candidate paperwork to the county clerk’s office for county offices or the Kentucky Secretary of State for multi-county offices such as judicial races or seats in the Kentucky General Assembly.
At the close of business Monday, the following candidates had filed for office.
County attorney: William Elkins
County clerk: Michelle Turner (incumbent)
Judge-Executive: Henry Branham (incumbent), Chris Pace
Sheriff: Berl Perdue Jr. (incumbent)
Jailer: Frank Doyle (incumbent)
Coroner: Robert Gayheart (incumbent), Jeff Willison
Circuit clerk: Paula Joslin (incumbent)
Property Valuation Administrator: Jason Neely
Magistrate district 1: Daniel Konstantopoulos (incumbent)
Magistrate district 2: Pam Blackburn (incumbent)
Magistrate district 3: Joe Graham (incumbent), Mike Sosby
Magistrate district 4: Greg Elkins (incumbent), Kenneth Anderson
Magistrate district 5: Sheila McCord (incumbent), Christopher Davis
Magistrate district 6: none
Constable district 2: James P. “Sam” Stone Jr.
Constable district 4: Gerald “Jerry” Tackett, David Puckett
Constable district 5: Jerry Edwards
Mayor: Ed Burtner (incumbent), Ralph Harrison, Billy R. Flinchum
City commissioner: Kenny Book (incumbent), Seneca Anderson, Ramsey Flynn
State representative: Donna Mayfield (incumbent), Rory Houlihan, Les Yates
State senate: Ralph Alvarado (incumbent), Denise Gray
District Judge division 1: Charles Hardin (incumbent)
District judge division 2: Brandy Oliver Brown (incumbent), Cole Adams Maier
District judge division 3: Earl-Ray Neal (incumbent)
Commonwealth’s attorney: David Smith (incumbent)
U.S. Representative: Andy Barr (incumbent), Jim Gray, Theodore David Green, Amy McGrath, Reggie Thomas, Geoffrey M. Young