Information from WYSH Radio
The deadline to qualify as a candidate in any of the races on the ballot for Anderson Countyâ€™s May 6 primaries is at noon Thursday.
Here is a look at who has qualified so far:
- So far, only incumbent Judge Don Elledge has qualified to run for his seat as criminal and circuit judge.
- Five people have qualified to run in the hotly-contested Juvenile Court judge primaries. Two Democratsâ€”J. Michael Clement and David Dunkirkâ€”are seeking the nomination, while three Republicansâ€”Victoria Bannach, Lauren Biloski, and Brian Huntâ€”have qualified to seek their partyâ€™s nod to run for the seat in the August general election.
- Brandon Fisher, the current Juvenile Court judge, had qualified to run for the Democratic nomination for chancellor, a seat coming open due to the retirement of William Lantrip, but he announced just a couple of weeks ago that he will be dropping out of the race to join a company in Pennsylvania. On the Republican side, Mike Farley and Phil Harber have qualified to appear on the May ballot. [Read more…]