Politics

Filings close Tuesday for several county, state and federal offices that will appear on the ballot in August.

Candidates have until 5 p.m. to file. Here are those filing:

Associate circuit judge: Doug Gaston and Brad Eidson, Republicans, Houston.

Circuit Judge Mary Sheffield, a Rolla Democrat, also will seek re-election.

Presiding commissioner: Andy Sodano, Republican, Houston, and Fred Stenger, Republican, Houston; and David M. “Mike” Impey, Democrat, Houston. Incumbent Don Shelhammer, a Republican, will not seek re-election.

Circuit clerk: Rita A. Williams, Democrat, Houston; and Marci Mosley, Republican, Houston.

Prosecuting attorney: Mike Anderson, Republican, Cabool.

County clerk: Don Troutman, Democrat, Houston.

Recorder of deeds: incumbent Phyllis Staley, Democrat, Houston; and Susan Warkentin, Republican, Houston.

Reps. Don Wells and Tony Dugger, who represent Texas County in the Missouri House, are seeking re-election. Both are Republicans.

In the 8th Congressional District race, filing are Tommy Sowers of Rolla, a Democrat; incumbent Jo Ann Emerson, a Cape Girardeau Republican, and Bob Parker, a Raymondville Republican; and Rick Vandeven, Libertarian, Chaffee.

Filings also are under way for township committeemen and committeewomen from each of the county’s organized political parties.

 

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