Less than week left to file for office

Published 5:58 pm Wednesday, January 24, 2018

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.

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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

About Fred Petke

Fred Petke is a reporter for The Winchester Sun, the Jessamine Journal and the State Journal. His beats include cops, courts, fire, public records, city and county government and other news. To contact Fred, email fred.petke@bluegrassnewsmedia.com or call 859-759-0051.

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