Eight More Names Are Added To The List
Darren Doyle, story:
More names have been added to the list of county political offices for the 2018 primary election that will be held in May of next year.
Current Jailer Hank Vincent (R) has filed for reelection.
Coroner Brentley Esters (R) has also filed for reelection.
Filing for reelection is also County Clerk Kevin Alexander (R).
The first democratic candidate to file for Edmonson County Sheriff in 2018 is Pat Haycraft. Already filing is current Sheriff Shane Doyle (R), who will face Kenny Heath (R) and Amanda Coniglio (R).
Three have filed to run for District 6 Magistrate, currently held by Mark Woosley (D); however, Woosley is running for Judge Executive and cannot run for two offices. They are: Joshua Vincent (R), Todd Vincent (R), and James C. Vincent, (R).
The remaining current magistrates with the exception of Woosley are seeking reelection, including District 3 Clark Wood (R), District 4 Charles "Edd" Rich (R), and District 5 Johnny Brooks (R). Josh Casey (R) has also filed for District 5 Magistrate. Mark Meeks (D) previously filed for District 1 Magistrate, as well as Danny Goins (R) for District 1. Both District 1 Buck Simmons (R) and District 2 Joe Durbin (D) are seeking reelection.
County Attorney Greg Vincent (R) has filed to run for reelection.
Circuit Court Clerk Tanya Hodges also previously filed to seek reelection, as well as current Judge Executive Wil Cannon (R).
No school board member have yet to file for reelection and no challengers have come forward for the races that will be held in 2018, which are Districts 3 and 5. The board seats are currently held by: Alex Ulm Dist. 1, Tonya Seabolt Jones Dist. 2, Lorrie Keith Dist. 3, Mickey Johnson Dist. 4, and Keith LaMastus Dist. 5. All school board positions are nonpartisan.
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