Primary election filing underway
Primary election filing opened earlier this month.
Several current officeholders in Harrison County have completed the necessary paperwork to seek another term, while only one person had declared their candidacy in Crawford County as of the newspaper’s deadline.
Candidates to date in Harrison County are (an * indicates incumbent):
Superior Court Judge — *Joseph L. (Joe) Claypool, Republican.
Circuit Court Clerk — *Sherry L. Brown, Republican.
Recorder — *Debbie Dennison, Republican.
Coroner — Caylin Spencer, Republican.
Surveyor — *Harold Klinstiver, Republican.
County Commissioner District 1 — *Charlie Crawford, Republican.
County Commissioner District 2 — Nelson Stepro, Republican.
County Council at large (3 will be elected) — *Gary Byrne, *Jennie Engleman Capelle, Richard Gerdon and *Donnie Hussung, all Republicans.
Crawford Countians will elect people to the positions of District 2 commissioner, District 3 commissioner, three at-large council members, coroner, surveyor and treasurer.
To date, only Morton Dale, a Republican, has filed. He is seeking another term as District 3 commissioner.
Filing will close Friday, Feb. 7, at noon.