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Candidates continue to file

By Messenger Staff | Published Saturday, November 23, 2013

{{{*}}}The filing period for the 2014 primary election opened Nov. 9, and Republican Party Chairman Allen Williamson said 12 candidates had filed for nine positions as of Friday morning.

Candidates and the dates they filed are listed below. Incumbents have an “(I)” next to their name.

COUNTY JUDGE
J.D. Clark, Nov. 9
Kyle Stephens, Nov. 11

COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT 4
Gaylord Kennedy, Nov. 11
David Stewart, Nov. 15

JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, PRECINCT 1
Jan Morrow (I), Nov. 13
Josh Reynolds, Nov. 15

JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, PRECINCT 2
Terri Lynn Johnson (I), Nov. 18

JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, PRECINCT 3
Mandy Hays (I), Nov. 12

JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, PRECINCT 4
Clay Poynor (I), Nov. 18

COUNTY TREASURER
Katherine Hudson (I), Nov. 11

DISTRICT CLERK
Brenda Rowe (I), Nov. 12

COUNTY CLERK
Sherry Coursey Lemon (I), Nov. 13

District Judge John Fostel is seeking re-election and has filed with the Republican Party of Texas.

Last week no candidates had filed for the Democratic primary, but Party Chair Tracy Smith told the Messenger they have some “commitments.” Smith could not be reached for an update by press time Friday.

The deadline to file for 2014 primary elections is Monday, Dec. 9.

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