Voters Head To The Polls Tuesday To Decide County Officials, Prop A

Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to decide primaries in Crawford and Franklin counties. Voters will also help decide the fate of right-to-work in the state of Missouri with Prop A. Voting 'yes' for Prop A is a vote to adopt right-to-work, which prohibits as a condition of employment the forced membership in a labor organization, as passed by Senate Bill 19. Voting 'no' is a rejection of Senate Bill 19.

In Franklin County, there are five races involving judge, presiding commissioner, clerk, prosecuting attorney and collector.

In the race for judge, Gael Wood will face David Arand. 

Trish Mitchell, Tim Brinker and Jonathan Zimmermann are vying for presiding commissioner. Brinker is the current interim presiding commissioner.

Kyle Dubbert and Tim Baker are running for clerk to replace Debbie Door.

Samantha Cerutti Wacker is facing Matthew Becker in the race for prosecuting attorney. 

There are three candidates running for collector, with Jamie (Rice) Keen, Doug Trentmann and Tracy Comely seeking the position.

All candidates are running on the Republican ticket. They face no Democratic opposition in November.

Crawford County

In Crawford County, there are races for presiding commissioner, collector, treasurer, prosecuting attorney and associate judge.

Incumbent Leo Sanders will face Diana Ijames for the presiding commissioner seat.

Pat Schwent will look to regain her seat following a March resignation against Allen Teal.

Angela Brown faces Karen Sikes in the race for treasurer.

David Smith takes on Susan Bell to become the next prosecuting attorney.

Kristopher Crews faces Patrick Horsefield for associate judge.

All candidates are running on the Republican ticket. No Democrats filed to run.

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