offices up for Primary Election
many local choices
Wanda English Burnett
Wednesday, January 20, filing for the 2010 Primary Election will
begin in the Voter Registration Office of the Ripley County Clerks
Office, second floor of the courthouse, according to Diane Macek,
Several offices are up for election this time. They include: assessor,
auditor, prosecutor, commissioner (district 1), surveyor, sheriff,
county council (districts 1,2,3, and 4), all township trustees and
township board members, school board members for Jac-Cen-Del (districts
1,2 and 4), school board members for Milan schools (Franklin and
Washington townships and At-Large), Republican party state convention
delegates, Democratic party state convention delegates and Democratic
party precinct committeemen.
Candidates for the office of county assessor must have attained
the certification of a level two assessor-appraiser at the time
of filing and must be a Ripley County property owner by the time
office is taken.
Anyone wanting to run for a State office must file at the state
Anyone who needs to register to vote to be eligible to cast their
ballot in the Primary Election may do so until April 5, 2010. Applications
may be made in person at the Ripley County Clerks Office,
election room, license branches, libraries, township trustees, city/town
clerk-treasurers, LifeTime Resources. Applications may be
obtained from the Ripley County website at www.ripleycounty.com.
Additional information may be obtained from the Ripley County website
or by calling the Voter Registration office at 812-689-4783. Office
hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. closing from
noon to 1 p.m. for lunch. The clerks office is located on
the second floor of the Ripley County Courthouse in Versailles.