Election filings closed – Write-ins close Friday

Regular filings for the Aug. 5 election were closed Tuesday, March 25. For those hoping to file as write-ins, the last day to do so is Friday, March 28.

In Pike County, the offices of clerk, presiding commissioner, treasurer, collector, recorder, prosecuting attorney, and associate circuit judge are all up for election this year.

The offices have different candidate requirements; people who are interested in the positions should check with the county clerk’s office on guidelines.

The filing period ends March 25. The primary election will be Aug. 5, with the general election following on Nov. 4.

Current Filings

(As of March 7)

Associate Circuit Judge- Dave H. Ash (I), Democrat

Presiding Commissioner- Dan Miller (I), Democrat;   Chris Gamm, Republican; Terry Burris, Democrat

County Clerk- Melissa Kempke (I), Democrat

Clerk of the Circuit Court- Jerri Harrelson (I), Democrat

Recorder of Deeds- Sherry Crow McCarty (I), Democrat

County Treasurer- Patti Crane (I), Democrat

Prosecuting Attorney- Mark Fisher (I), Democrat

Collector of Revenue- Marty J. Morrison (I), Democrat

See page 6B for sample ballots with the complete list of the filed candidates.


Posted on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at 2:01 pm