Nov. 4 election: Four file for family court judge seat

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By Becky Barnes

The lines are drawn for the Nov. 4 general election.

Incumbent candidates for the Harrison County Board of Education in Divisions 4 and 5 will be uncontested. Edwin Taylor and Gary Lizer will retain their seats.

In Division 3, a seat to be filled for the late Joe England, the candidates are Bill Doan, who is currently serving as Cynthiana City Commissioner of Public Finance, and Kristy Carey, who was appointed to fill England's term through the election.

There are also four candidates who have filed for a seat at the 18th Judicial Family Court Judge to fill the seat of retiring Judge David Melcher.

Those candidates who had filed by the 4 p.m. deadline on Tuesday are Raymond S. Bogucki, Mt. Olivet, Peter Newberry, Criswell Road, Berry, Donald A. Bromagen, Walnut Grove Road, Carlisle, and Barbara Paul, Morgan-Hightower Road, Falmouth.

Another election on the November ballot will be for Soil and Water Conservation supervisor. Incumbent candidates are Manville Bradford and Charles Tribble. Jennifer Burgan, who was appointed to fill Martha Barnes position, is also on the ballot.

Seven candidates are seeking four seats on the Cynthiana City Commission. They are Cherity Christopher, Elizabeth Vaught, John M. Jack Keith, Mark Mattmiller, Price Mitchell, Amanda S. Moore and James New.

Keith and New are the only incumbent candidates.

In the Berry commission race, there are also four seats to be filled. There are only four candidates remaining in the race. They are Donald Brown, Melissa Lea, Johnny Murphy and Mary Nichols.

According to Linda Furnish, Harrison County clerk, individuals who want to seek election as write-in candidates must file with the clerks office by Oct. 24 at 4 p.m. If they have not filed their intent and paid the fee, votes for them will not be counted.

As well, the last day to register to vote in the November general election is Monday, Oct. 6.