The following people recently have filed candidacy papers to run for elected offices this year:
Circuit clerk: Joni Terry, Danville, Democrat, incumbent.
Danville City Commission, non-partisan: Paul Smiley, Paige Stevens, Janet Hamner and incumbents Norma Gail Louis, Kevin Caudill, Ryan Montgomery and James (J.H.) Atkins.
Circuit clerk: Craig L. Overstreet, Liberty, Republican, incumbent.
Circuit clerk: Teresa Reed, Stanford, Democrat, incumbent; and Dwight B. Hopkins, Crab Orchard, Republican.
Lancaster City Council, non-partisan: Randy Stathers, Ronny G. Baker, Gale Eden, Alan C. Sanders II, Mike Sutton, Jeff Adams, Jonathan Shell, Bradley Hall and incumbents Chris Davis, Brandon C. McGlone, Brett Baierlein and Jesse Wagoner. They will compete for six seats.
Circuit clerk: Dana Hensley, Lancaster, Republican, incumbent.
Harrodsburg City Commission, non-partisan: Garry Bradshaw, Jack Coleman, William “Bill” Cruce, Quentin Pidcock, Rose Bishop, Howard “Poppa” Sallee and incumbents Scott Moseley, Marvin “Bubby” Isham and Charlie Mattingly.
Circuit clerk: Elizabeth H. “Beth” Neal, Harrodsburg, Democrat, incumbent
These are the current filings, but a judge on Tuesday extended the filing deadline until Feb. 7 because of a lawsuit challenging legislative redistricting.
District 24: Terry Mills, Lebanon, Democrat; M.J. “Bill” Pickerill, Lebanon, Republican.
District 36: Larry Woods, Lancaster, Democrat; David Meade, Stanford, Republican; Nathan Mick, Lancaster, Republican.
District 54: Barry Harmon, Danville, Democrat; Mike Harmon, Junction City, Republican, incumbent.
District 55: Kim King, Harrodsburg, Republican, incumbent; Kent Stevens, Lawrenceburg, Democrat; Dean Lickliter, Lawrenceburg, Republican; Charles David Ransdell, Lawrenceburg, Republican; Charles “Marty” Terry, Lawrenceburg, Republican; John Riley, Taylorsville, Republican.
District 71: John Will Stacy, Liberty, Democrat.
District 13 (Garrard and Jessamine counties): Thomas L. Lockridge, Nicholasville, Democrat, incumbent.
District 28 (Lincoln, Rockcastle and Pulaski counties): Eddy F. Mongtomery, Somerset, Republican, incumbent.
District 29 (Casey and Adair counties): Brian Wright, Liberty, Republican, incumbent.
District 50 (Boyle and Mercer counties): Richard “Richie” Bottoms, Harrodsburg, Democrat, incumbent.