Candidate Filing Begins For May Primary

January 7, 2014

Wednesday is the first opportunity residents who plan to run for office can declare candidacy for the 2014 Primary Election. The final deadline is Friday, Feb. 7

Interested parties can file at the county clerk’s office.

The May primary, which will be held May 6, will set the table for the November Election.

State and Federal Offices

In Franklin County, state and federal offices that will be on the ballot include U.S. Representative 6th District, state senator for District 67 and state representatives for Districts 55 and 68.

In Ripley County, offices on the ballot include 6th District U.S. representative, District 43 state senator and state representatives for District 55 and 67.

County Offices

County offices on the ballot in Franklin County are prosecutor; circuit court clerk; circuit court judge; sheriff; auditor; coroner; assessor. Also, Districts 1 and 2 county commissioners and county council seats for Districts 1,2,3 and 4.

In Ripley County, candidates will run for assessor; auditor; sheriff; surveyor; District 1 county commissioner; District 1,2,3 and 4 county council

Township Offices

In both counties, the 2014 elections will also include offices of township trustees, township advisory board members, precinct committeemen for the Democrat party, and state convention delegates.

Town Council positions include Brookville Council Wards 2 and 4 and Osgood Town Council at large.

For Franklin County residents, further information can be gained by contacting the clerk’s office at (765) 647-5111 ext. 3.

Ripley County residents can contact the clerk’s office at (812) 689-4783.

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Upcoming Events

all-day Murder Mystery Dinner @ Napoleon Community Center
Murder Mystery Dinner @ Napoleon Community Center
Oct 9 – Oct 10 all-day
The Central House Players Present: ‘Death Suite’ an Interactive Comedy Murder Mystery. Friday, October 9 AND Saturday, October 10 starting 7:00 PM. Dinner catered by Kountry Katering at the Napoleon Community Center with interactive mystery played out in the Central House. Tickets may be purchased in advance $15 by calling: Pat Hicks (812) 852- 4818.    Tickets at the door $18. Reservations recommended as space is limited.  
all-day Vogt Farm Pumpkin Festival @ Vogt Farm
Vogt Farm Pumpkin Festival @ Vogt Farm
Oct 10 – Oct 11 all-day
Horse-drawn trolley rides to pumpkin patch, petting zoo, pony rides, corn maze, paddleboat rides, on Saturdays and Sunday ONLY. Hours vary.
8:00 am Milan Lions Club’s Pancake Break... @ Milan VFW
Milan Lions Club’s Pancake Break... @ Milan VFW
Oct 10 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
A pancake breakfast will be held on Saturday, October 10 to benefit the Food Pantry Building Fund. Sponsored by the Milan Lions Club. Serving from 8:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Milan VFW. Tickets available from any Lions Club member. Pre-sale tickets are $6 for adults, $4 for ages 6 – 12, and free for preschoolers. Tickets at the door cost $1 more per ticket. A split-the-pot will also be held.

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