Candidate filing for the 2014 election is just two months away. Several members of the community have already announced intentions to seek their party’s vote for a chance to win a seat in local elections.
Starke County Clerk Evelyn Skronski said the first day to file for candidacy is Jan. 8, 2014. Her position is up for election in 2014 as well as prosecutor, auditor, sheriff, coroner, assessor, county commissioner district 2, county council districts 1-4, and Center Township assessor. The at-large and North Bend Township seats on the Culver Community School Board are up for election, as well as the California Township, Washington Township and Center Township Seat 1 on the Knox Community School Board and the District 1-3 seats on the Oregon-Davis School Board.
Skronski stressed that the council district representatives will cover slightly different areas due to redistricting from the 2010 census.
The following offices are up for election in Pulaski County in 2014: county commissioner in district 3, county council districts 1-4, county assessor, county clerk, county coroner, prosecutor, sheriff and surveyor.
County Clerk Tasha Foerg also noted that candidates may also seek a school board seats in the following townships: Indian Creek, Franklin, Harrison, Beaver, Cass, Salem. and Tippecanoe. An at-large seat on the Culver Community School Board will also be available.