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JOHNSON COUNTY — Johnson Countians will have the opportunity to vote on their preferred political party candidate in the August Primary Election set to take place Tuesday, Aug. 4.

Candidate filing opened Feb. 25 and closed March 31.

Candidates running for county nominations are:

Eastern District Commissioner of the County Commission

Incumbent John L. Marr, Warrensburg, is opposed for the Republican nomination by Aaron J. Brown, Concordia.

Candidates seeking the Democratic Party nomination are Raymond L. James, Leeton, and John A. Hart, Warrensburg.

Western District Commissioner of the County Commission

Incumbent Charlie Kavanaugh, Centerview, is unopposed for the Republican nomination.

Arnold Wilson, Kingsville, is unopposed for the Democratic nomination.

Sheriff

Incumbent Scott Munsterman, Warrensburg, is unopposed for the Republican nomination.

Assessor

Incumbent Mark Reynolds, Warrensburg, is unopposed for the Republican nomination.

Treasurer

Incumbent Heather Reynolds, Warrensburg, is unopposed for the Republican nomination.

Public Administrator

Incumbent Nancy Jo Jennings, Holden, is unopposed for the Republican nomination.

Donald Lee Atkinson, Holden, is unopposed for the Democratic nomination.

Coroner

Incumbent Clark Holdren, Warrensburg, is unopposed for the Republican nomination.

Collector of Revenue

Incumbent Laura Neth Smith, Warrensburg, is opposed for the Republican nomination by Paula West, Warrensburg.

Smith was appointed by Gov. Mike Parson to fill the position of county collector until the county could vote to fill the position following Ruthane Small’s resignation from the position on March 2.

Warrensburg SE-1 Township Committeeman

Incumbent Gene Lang, Warrensburg, is opposed for the Republican nomination by Byron W. McMurphy, Warrensburg.

The remaining Republicans, Democrats and Libertarians that filed for committeemen and committeewomen positions are unopposed for nominations in their respective races.

Staff Writer Dustin Steinhoff can be reached by emailing dustin.steinhoff@dsjnow.com or by calling (660) 747-8123.

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