The Washington County Courthouse began accepting filings on Tuesday, Feb. 23rd in the County Clerk’s Office for individuals seeking election for the various office seats that will be decided first in the Primary Election on Tuesday, Aug. 4th and the then in the General Election that will be held Tuesday, Nov. 3rd, 2020.
The offices for Washington County open for election in 2020 include 1st District Commissioner with Doug Short filing for re-election to the office on the Republican ballot;
2nd District Commissioner Republican Cody Brinley has filed for re-election with Kirk McElrath and Rick Drennen filing on the Republican ticket and Democrat candidate Ron Vance also filing;
Sheriff has current Sheriff Zach Jacobsen filing for re-election on the Republican ballot;
Assessor saw Democrat incumbent Debbie Summers file as well as new candidate on the Republican ballot Heather Eckhoff;
Public Administrator had Beverly Boyer file for re-election on opening day on the Republican ballot and Judy Gillam filed Thursday, March 5th on the Republican ballot as well;
Coroner had Steve Hatfield file for the office on the Republican ticket;
Surveyor candidate is Tim Daugherty filing for re-election on the Democrat ticket;
A 2 year unexpired term for Circuit Clerk is open with Ashley Gum filing for election as a Republican.
Also, Township Committeman and Committeewoman will be elected for the political parties represented in the County at the August Primary.
Filing for these county offices goes through Tuesday, March 31st, 2020.
State offices are also open for filing at the same time period and those filings are taken in the State Capitol, Jefferson City, Missouri.
All filings taken in this time period are for the August Primary Election.