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With the deadline to file nearly two weeks away, the pace seems to have picked up for those putting their names in the hat for the 2014 primary election. Six new names have been entered as possible candidates for next year’s election bid as of Tuesday—some of them familiar and some of them not.


Allison Lundergan Grimes officially filed last week on the Democratic ticket for the U.S. Senator race after months of campaigning against incumbent Senator Mitch McConnell.


Commonwealth’s Attorney John Hansen also officially filed to run for Perry County Circuit Judge last week.


State Representative Fitz Steele’s five year career in the legislature has been challenged by Neal Feltner, who is also running on the Democratic ticket as ofMonday.


Sara Turner also filed on Monday for Perry County Sheriff, a position that has never been held by a woman in the 76 years it has existed.


Two current Hazard City Commissioners have filed to run again for their positions. Ricky Steele began serving as commissioner only last year, while J. “Fitz” Gilbert has served five terms as commissioner.


The ballots for school board members for both districts remain empty at this point, as do the ballots for offices in the City of Vicco and the City of Buckhorn.


U.S. Senator


Matt Bevin (R)


Gurley L. Martin (R)


Mitch McConnell (R)


Tom Recktenward (D)


Alison Lundergan Grimes (D)


State Senator


Brandon Smith (R)


State Representative


Fitz Steele (D)


Neal Feltner (D)


Circuit Judge


Scott Blair


Alison Wells


Sam Collins


John Hansen


District Judge


Leigh Anne Stephens


County Judge-Executive


Denny Ray Noble (D)


Robert “Butch” Chaney (R)- Withdrawn


Scott Alexander (D)


County Clerk


Haven King (D)


Sheriff


Chris Fugate (D)


Johnnie Brashear (D)


John “Joe” Mize (D)


Les Burgett (D)


County Attorney


John Carl Shackelford (D)


Jailer


Dexter Howard (D)


Kenny Miller (D)


Calvin Sizemore (D)


Jeanette Miller Hughes (D)


Darrell “Frog” Cole (D)


Rick Wooton (R)


Coronor


Wayne E. Bowling (D)


Property Valuation Administrator


John Frank Gross (D)


Magistrate, District 1


Jeffrey Allen Combs (D)


Charles Baker (D)


Jerry Wayne Stacy (D)


Rosa Couch (D)


Keith Miller (D)


Bill Combs (D)


Brownloe Neace (D)


Jeff Dixon (D)


Charles E. Feltner (D)


Frank Hurley (R)


Steve Argonis (R)


Constable, District 1


Nathan Miller (D)


Fred Neace (D)


Magistrate, District 2


Ronald Combs (D)


Bubby Combs (D)


Hib Herald (D)


James “Big ‘Un” Jewell (D)


Constable, District 2


David B. Miller (D)


Magistrate, District 3


Mark Raleigh (D)


Kenny Cole (D)


James Ritchie (D)


Cletas Moore (D)


Constable, District 3


Clayton Church (D)


Eugene “Buck” Fields (D)


Dwight Wooton (R)


Mayor, City of Hazard


Happy Mobelini


Hazard City Commission


Janie Combs Hackney


Ricky Steele


J. “Fitz” Gilbert

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