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Today Is Election Day
Updated November 4, 2014 7:20 AM | Filed under: Politics
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(BEDFORD) - Today is Election Day and the polls open at 6 a.m. and close at 6 p.m.

Contested races this year are the sheriff's race. Sam Craig is finishing his second consecutive term, and, by state law, cannot run again.

There are four candidates running for sheriff: Democrat Bill Allen, Republican Mike Branham, Libertarian Darin S. Kinser, and an independent candidate John C. Sherrill.

In County council race: Democrat, Brandon Hedrick is challenging Republican Mark Mathis for the District 3 seat on the Lawrence County Council.

Three of the four North Lawrence school board seats are contested. Incumbent Kirsten Collier is facing Benjamin C. Kimmel for the District 1 seat. Bob Evans and Alan Norman are challenging incumbent Gary Holmes in District 2, and Brianna L. Miller and Beth Ritter are challenging incumbent Bradley R. Flinn for the District 3 seat.

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Contested races this year are the sheriff's race. Sam Craig is finishing his second consecutive term, and, by state law, cannot run again.

There are four candidates running for sheriff: Democrat Bill Allen, Republican Mike Branham, Libertarian Darin S. Kinser, and an independent candidate John C. Sherrill. In County council race: Democrat, Brandon Hedrick is challenging Republican Mark Mathis for the District 3 seat on the Lawrence County Council. And three of the four North Lawrence school board seats are contested. Incumbent Kirsten Collier is facing Benjamin C. Kimmel for the District 1 seat. Bob Evans and Alan Norman are challenging incumbent Gary Holmes in District 2, and Brianna L. Miller and Beth Ritter are challenging incumbent Bradley R. Flinn for the District 3 seat.

Click here for a list of voting places in Lawrence County.



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