Candidates Rush To File For May Primary

January 16, 2014
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Local clerk’s offices have remained busy since the start of filing season. Political candidates have had over a week to file for the primary election in May.

Several offices are up for election at the local and state level this year. The final day to file for political office is Friday, Feb. 7. As of Thursday morning, here is a list of candidates that have filed for office:

Franklin County

Clerk of Circuit Court – Karla Bauman (R)

Auditor – Stephen Brack (R)

Assessor – Sharon Halcomb (D)

County Commissioner – Scott McDonough (R)

County Council District 1– Joe Sizemore (R)

County Council District 3 – Jeff Koch (R)

County Council District 4 – Carroll Lanning (D)

Brookville Town Council Ward 2– Darrel Flashpohler (D)

Sheriff – Kenneth Murphy (R);  Barry Bischoff (R);  John Roberts Jr. (R)

Delegate: Charles Ratz

For township trustees, Delbert Spurlock filed for Laurel and Sue Waechter filed for Ray Township. Three have filed so far for Democratic party precinct committeemen including, Bess Edwards, Brookville 1; Karen Hodapp, Fairfield; and Delbert Spurlock, Laurel.

Ripley County

As of Thursday morning, 26 people have  officially filed for office:

Auditor- Bill Wagner (R)

Assessor – Shawna Bushhorn (R)

County Commissioner – Bill Flannery (R); Robert Linville (R)

County Council – Ron Decker (R); Dephane Smith (R); William Dramann

Osgood Council – Linda Krinop (R); Norman Kappes (D)

Sheriff – Jeff Cumberworth (R); Tim Sutton (D); Joe Mann (R); Josh Thompson (R)

Surveyor – Jeff French (R)

Delegates: Ginger Bradford, William Bradford, Sue French, Jeff French.

For trustees, Cynthia Melton for Otter Creek and Ray Tucker for Otter Creek advisory board; Donna Linville filed for Center Township; and Janice Linkmeyer, Edwena Matthews and Kenneth Copeland filed for Brown Township. For precinct committeemen, Alberta Doll and David Chandler filed for Democrats.

Those running for judge, prosecutor,  state senator or representative must file through the state of Indiana. Ryan King filed for Ripley County Circuit Judge and Ric Hertel filed for Ripley County Prosecutor. In addition, Randy Frye filed to run for another term as District 67 State Representative. Rising Sun Attorney Lane Siekman is also seeking a Democratic nomination to the 6th Congressional District currently held by Republican Luke Messer.

 

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