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List of candidates grows to 31

Thirty-one men so far have filed to run for Letcher County offices in the May election. The deadline to file is Jan. 28.

The offices of county judge/executive, sheriff, county attorney, jailer, county clerk, coroner, property valu- ation administrator, magistrates and constables will be on the ballot for the primary election.

Incumbents Letcher County Judge/Executive Jim Ward, Letcher County Court Clerk Winston Meade, Letcher County Attorney Jamie Hatton, Letcher County Jailer Don McCall, Letcher County Coroner Marty Baker, Letcher County Surveyor Richard Hall and District One Magistrate Bobby Howard have no opposition so far.

Incumbent Letcher County Sheriff Danny Webb so far has two opponents, Jonathon Hall and Randall Adams. All three are Democrats.

Republican James “Brad” Collie has filed to run against District Two Magistrate Terry Adams, a Republican. Richard Kincer, a Democrat, at this time, doesn’t have an opponent in the May election for District Two magistrate.

District Three Magistrate Codell Gibson has seven Democrat opponents so far for the May election. Dallas Adams, Randall “ Buck” Adams, Danny Bentley, Woody Holbrook, Derek McCall, Mikey Pack and Bill “Cody” Rose have all filed papers. Bennett Adams and Leonard Tackett will be on the Republican ticket for District Three magistrate.

District Four Magistrate Keith Adams has one Democrat challenger, Kenny Whitehead.

Richard Yonts is the Democrat challenger to District Five Magistrate Wayne Fleming.

Democrats Chris Caudill and Ernest Ison have filed papers to run for constable in District One.

Incumbents District Two Constable Gary Cook, Democrat, and District Four Constable Harvey Cook have filed for re-election.

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