Filings begin for county offices

        The file date for several Prairie County elected positions opened Jan. 14, with only three of the seven incumbents so far seeking re-election.

Offices to be voted on in the upcoming Nov. 2 election include district 2 commissioner, sheriff/assessor, county attorney, treasurer/superintendent of schools, justice of the peace, coroner, public administrator and precinct committee persons.
The following incumbents have filed for re-election: Treasurer Jamie Smith, Justice of the Peace Kathy Henry and Coroner Dale Hellman.
Rowdy McMillan has filed for the sheriff position, currently held by Sheriff Bill Klunder.
No one has yet to file for the district 2 commission seat currently held by Deanna Bockness, county attorney, held by Rebecca Convery or public administrator, held by Tim Rittal.
The precinct committee person seats remain vacant.
The closing date to file is Mar. 15.  More information regarding filing fees and forms can be found at the Prairie County clerk and recorder’s office.

Published Jan. 27, 2010 
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