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First day candidate filings for Montgomery County offices: November 27

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HILLSBORO (Heartland Newsfeed) — Petitions were filed Monday by candidates wishing to be on the March 20 primary ballot through Montgomery County Clerk Sandy Leitheiser’s office.

Those filing candidate petitions Monday for the Democratic Party primary includes:

  • Bryant Hitchings – State’s Attorney, special election
  • Nikki Lohman – County Treasurer
  • Steven Traylor – County Board District 3, East Fork 3 Precinct Committeeman
  • Ron Deabenderfer – County Board District 6
  • Jim Moore – Hillsboro 5 Precinct Committeeman
  • Ted Ellizondo – North Litchfield 5 Precinct Committeeman
  • Chuck Napier – North Litchfield 6 Precinct Committeeman
  • Perry Jackson – South Litchfield 2 Precinct Committeeman

Those filing candidate petitions Monday for the Republican Party primary includes:

  • Jay Martin – County Treasurer
  • Daniel Robbins – County Treasurer
  • Rick Robbins – County Sheriff
  • Scott Woods – County Sheriff
  • Sandy Leitheiser – County Clerk
  • Megan Beeler – County Board District 1
  • Jim Allen – County Board District 1, Bois D’arc Precinct Committeeman
  • Evan Young – County Board District 3
  • Donna Yeske – County Board District 3, Witt 1 Precinct Committeeman
  • Robert Mulch – County Board District 6
  • Brad Ozee – East Fork 3 Precinct Committeeman
  • Terry Richmond – Hillsboro 1 Precinct Committeeman
  • Dick James – Hillsboro 3 Precinct Committeeman
  • Shelly Grigoroff – Nokomis 3 Precinct Committeewoman
  • Marcia Sailsbury – South Litchfield 2 Precinct Committeewoman

Petitions can be submitted at the County Clerk’s office until the end of business on Monday, December 4. There will be a ballot placement lottery in the Republican primary for sheriff as both Robbins and Woods filed their petitions at the same time.

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Jake Leonard, a broadcast media and journalism veteran, is the editor-in-chief of Heartland Newsfeed. Leonard is also GM and program director of Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network, wrestling editor and contributing writer for Ambush Sports, a contributing writer for My Sports Vote and Midwest Sports Network, and a former contributor to Bleacher Report and Overtime Heroics. He resides at home in Nokomis, Ill. with his dog Buster.

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