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

PRESIDING COMMISSIONER

 Republican

Gene Newkirk

Donald B. Mayhew

Bill Farnham

James R. Skaggs

Kenny Zeigenbein

COUNTY CLERK

Republican

Brent Bassett

CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT & RECORDER OF DEEDS

Democrat

Rachelle Beasley

Republican

Adrienne Echelberry

TREASURER

Republican

Sue Rapone

Pamela Cox

PROSECUTING ATTORNEY

Democrat

Wayne Gifford

Republican

Kevin Hillman

COLLECTOR

Republican

Terri L. Mitchell

ASSESSOR

Democrat

Kim Skaggs-Henson

Republican

Daniel Whittle

Larry Southard

Pat Fincher

ASSOCIATE JUDGE CIRCUIT JUDGE- PROBATE DIVISION

Democrat

Ronda Cortesini

Republican

Michael V. Headrick

Dean A. Matthews

ASSOCIATE CIRCUIT JUDGE- MAGISTRATE DIVISION

Democrat

Colin Long

Republican

Jeff Thomas

COMMITTEEMAN/COMMITTEEWOMAN-CULLEN TOWNSHIP

Democrat

Clara Ichord

Mark C. Prugh

Wayne Gifford

Yvonne Reeves-Chong

Republican

David J Ernst

Sharren (Sherry) Ernst

COMMITTEEMAN/COMMITTEEWOMAN-LIBERTY TOWNSHIP

Democrat

Florence Warren Buchanan

Republican

Terri L. Mitchell

David Dicke

COMMITTEEMAN/COMMITTEEWOMAN-PINEY TOWNSHIP

Democrat Republican

COMMITTEEMAN/COMMITTEEWOMAN-TAVERN TOWNSHIP

Democrat

Kyle Bomar

Cherie Newcomb-Rigsby

Republican

Dennis Thornsberry

Kristine Stone

COMMITTEEMAN/COMMITTEEWOMAN-UNION TOWNSHIP

Democrat

Donald R. Warnol

Tina L. Warnol

Republican

Jeffery Clark

Diane Shultz