Candidate forums to be held next week

Published 2:00 pm Tuesday, September 27, 2022

Attention all voters, the first candidate forum of the 2022 General Election cycle will occur on Monday, Oct. 3, starting at 6 p.m. It will be held at the Clark County Cooperative Extension Office at 1400 Fortune Dr.

The forum is sponsored by the Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce, WWKY radio, and the Sun. The Sun will have a reporter at the forum and will publish a full summary online and in the next print edition of the paper. WWKY will broadcast the forums live on the air.

Candidates for county races will speak at the forum and include:

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Clark County Judge-Executive

• Les Yates, Republican

• Justin Charles, Democrat

Magistrate, District 3

• Steve Craycraft, Republican

• Lee Watts, Democrat

Magistrate, District 5

• Chris Davis, Republican

• Leonard Shortridge, Democrat

Magistrate, District 6

• Jeremy Wilson, Republican

• Robert Blanton, Democrat

Clark County Clerk

• Linda Jako, Republican

• Michelle Turner, Democrat

Clark County Jailer

• Paul Wyatt, Republican

• Frank “Squatty” Doyle, Democrat

Property Value Administrator

• Jada Brady, Republican

• Jason “Apple” Neely, Democrat

Constable, District 3

• Shelby “Lynn” Toler, Republican

• Geoff Sebesta, Democrat

Constable, District 4

• David Wayne Puckett, Republican

• Phillip Wright, Democrat

Another candidate forum will be held the following Thursday featuring the candidates for city and state office.