Candidate Filing Begins For May Primary

January 7, 2014
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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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