Crawford County News
Incumbents were first filers for election
Candidate filing for county elected officials began on Tuesday in Crawford County, with several incumbents lined up when the doors opened at 8 a.m. to declare their intentions to run for office again.
Senior board approves three funding requests
Crawford County senior centers received less funding than they’d hoped for from the Senior Citizens Services Fund because there wasn’t enough in the bank to cover the full amounts requested.
Nice crowd comes to Steelville for rally-PHOTO GALLERY
“The weather was gorgeous, everybody had fun, and it looks like, with one exception, everyone went home safely,” Tom vonHatten, co-chairman of the Rally in the 100 Acre Wood, reported to Crawford County Commissioners on Tuesday.
County office filing opening on Tuesday
Filing for county offices to be filled at the November elections will begin on Tuesday, February 25. In Crawford County, the following positions will be on the ballot: Associate Circuit Judge, Presiding Commissioner of the County Commission, County Clerk, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Recorder of Deeds, County Treasurer, Prosecuting Attorney and Collector of Revenue. The primary election for these offices will be held on August 5, at which time Township Committeemen and Committeewomen will be elected.
Democrats seeking 120th District candidates
Democrats in the 120th Legislative District are seeking candidates to fill the vacant seat in the Missouri House of Representatives created by the resignation of Jason Smith when he was elected to serve in the U.S. House. Governor Jay Nixon has called a special election for August 5 to fill the vacancy in the district that includes all of Crawford County and a portion of Phelps County.