Tuesday marked the last day for candidates to file for the August primary election for County, State Legislature and Congressional offices. Two contested races in Pulaski County will be decided in August.
Presiding County Commissioner Gene Newkirk, the incumbent, will face four opponents in the Republican Primary this August, including Donald B. Mayhew, Bill Farnham, James R. Skaggs and Kenny Zeigenbein. No democrats filed for this position.
Sue Rapone will face Pamela Cox in August in the Republican primary race for country treasurer. No democrats filed.
Daniel Whittle, Pat Fincher and Larry Southard will face each other in the Republican primary race for county assessor. The elected candidate will face Democrat Kim Skraggs-Henson, the incumbent, in November.
Michael V. Headrick will face Dean A. Matthews in the Republican primary for associate circuit judge- probate division. The winning candidate will face incumbent Democrat Ronda Cortesini in November.
On the state level, all 163 state House seats are up for re-election, as are 17 state Senate seats in the even-numbered districts. Republicans currently hold 108 seats in the House and 24 Senate seats.
Republicans Rep. Steve Lynch (District 122), Rep. Robert Ross (District 142), and Rep. Keith Frederick (District 149), whose districts include Pulaski County, will all run unopposed.
State Senator Dan Brown, the incumbent, will face Bernard (Bernie) Mowinski in the Republican primary race for state senator district 14. No democrats filed.
Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler will face John Webb in the republican primary for Missouri’s fourth distinct seat in the U.S. House. The winner would face Democrat Nate Irvin in the primary election.
The Primary Election will be held Aug. 5 and the General Election on Nov. 4.
CANDIDATES FOR AUGUST 5, 2014 PRIMARY ELECTION
Donald B. Mayhew
James R. Skaggs
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT & RECORDER OF DEEDS
Terri L. Mitchell
ASSOCIATE JUDGE CIRCUIT JUDGE- PROBATE DIVISION
Michael V. Headrick
Dean A. Matthews
ASSOCIATE CIRCUIT JUDGE- MAGISTRATE DIVISION
Mark C. Prugh
David J Ernst
Sharren (Sherry) Ernst
Florence Warren Buchanan
Terri L. Mitchell
Donald R. Warnol
Tina L. Warnol