Election to decide offices Tuesday
Published 10:12 am Wednesday, October 31, 2018
With less than a week before Election Day, things are quickly moving toward a final resolution.
Clark County Clerk Michelle Turner said there has been a “solid” turnout by absentee voters so far in the courthouse. Absentee voting ends at 5 p.m. Monday, she said.
The regular polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the established polling places throughout Clark County. Turner said the voting locations are unchanged from May.
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Practically all local offices are on the ballot, including five of the six magistrate seats on the Clark County fiscal Court, all four city commissioners, mayor, judge-executive and county attorney.
Those on the ballot Tuesday are:
— Winchester mayor: Ed Burtner (incumbent), Ralph Harrison
— City commissioners: Seneca Anderson, Kenny Book (incumbent), Shannon Cox (incumbent), Ramsey Flynn, Tom Korb Jr., JoEllen Reed, Kitty Strode (incumbent), Paula Branham Thomas.
— Clark County judge-executive: Henry Branham (D incumbent), Chris Pace (R)
— Magistrate district 1: Daniel Konstantopoulos (R incumbent), David Weistroffer (D)
— Magistrate district 2: Pamela Blackburn (D incumbent), Travis Thompson (R)
— Magistrate district 3: Joe Graham (R incumbent), Don Pasley (D)
— Magistrate district 5: Christopher Davis (R), Sheila McCord (D incumbent)
— Magistrate district 6: Robert Blanton (D incumbent), James Nisbet (R)
— County attorney: William Elkins (R), Brian Thomas (D incumbent)
— County jailer: Frank Doyle (D incumbent), Randy Steagall (R)
— Constable district 2: James P. “Sam” Stone (D), Brad James Wells (R)
— Constable district 3: Charles Bruce Phillips (D), Shelby “Lynn” Toler (R)
— Constable district 5: Jerry Edwards (R), John Lambert (D)
— State representative district 73: Pat Banks (D), Les Yates (R)
— State senate district 28: Ralph Alvarado (R incumbent), Denise Gray (D)
— County board of education district 1: Patti Columbia, Bill Taulbee
— County board of education district 4: Judy Hicks (incumbent), Sherry Richardson
— U.S. House of Representatives district 6: Andy Barr (R incumbent), Amy McGrath (D)
— Court of Appeals judge: Pamela Goodwine, Rob Johnson (incumbent)
Those who are unopposed are:
— Clark County Clerk: Michelle Turner
— County property valuation administrator: Jason Neely
— Circuit Clerk: Martha Miller.
— District judge district 25 division 1: Charles Hardin
— District judge district 25 division 2: Cole Adams Maier
— District judge district 25 division 3: Earl-Ray Neal
— Circuit judge district 25 division 1: Brandy Oliver Brown
Sheriff Berl Perdue Jr., fourth-district magistrate Greg Elkins and Coroner Robert Gayheart defeated their opponents in the May primary and are unopposed in the general election.