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Friday Deadline To File For the May Primary
Updated February 2, 2015 6:43 AM | Filed under: Politics
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(BEDFORD) - Friday at Noon is the deadline to file for the May Primary Election.

Here is who has filed so far:

Bedford:

  • Mayor: Shawna Girgis, independent. (Her name will not appear on the May ballot because she has is not running as a major party candidate. Her name will appear on the November ballot.)
  • Clerk-treasurer: Julie Blackwell Chase, Republican, incumbent.
  • City council, District 1: Bill Andrew Raines, Republican; Patrick Wayne Robbins, Democrat, incumbent.
  • City council, District 2: Michele A. Murphy, Republican, incumbent.
  • City council, District 3: Byron Buker, Republican, incumbent.
  • City council, District 4: Judy Carlisle, Republican, incumbent.
  • City council, at-large (two seats): Adele Bowden-Purlee, Republican, incumbent; Mark E. Scherschel Sr., Republican, incumbent; Howard H. Scott, Republican.

Mitchell:

  • Mayor: Gary Pruett, Democrat, incumbent; Vicky Schlegel, Republican; Ernest D. Speer, Democrat; Dan Terrell, Republican; Eugene "Pud" Terrell, Democrat.
  • Clerk-treasurer: Mark Bryant, Republican; Steve Burton, Republican.
  • City council, District 1: Nancy Miller, Republican, incumbent.
  • City council, District 2: George James III, Republican.
  • City council, District 3: Joey D. Slone, Democrat, incumbent; Perry Reynolds, Republican.
  • City council, District 4: Everett Ferrell, Democrat, incumbent.
  • City council, at-large (one seat): William "Bill" Arnold, Democrat.

Oolitic:

  • Clerk-treasurer: Jessica Staggs, Republican, incumbent. (She was appointed to Jim Staley who retired in September.)
  • Town council, Ward 2: Bill Kendall, Republican.
  • Town council, at-large: Charles Luther, Republican.

The following offices are up for election this year:

Bedford: Mayor, clerk-treasurer and all city council seats, which includes two at-large seats and five district spots.

Mitchell: Mayor, clerk-treasurer and all city council seats, which includes four district spots and one at-large seat.

Oolitic: Clerk-treasurer, town council (wards 1 through 3) and two at-large town council seats.



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