February 18, 2010

Filing Opens Tuesday for County, State Offices

Filing for county offices subject to the August primary and November general election will officially open at 8:00 a.m. on February 23rd at the Scotland County Clerkís office.

County Clerk Betty Lodewegen has announced that the order in which names will be listed on the ballot will be decided by a random drawing for all candidates that file on the first day. All other candidates will be listed in order of their filing date.

Missouri Statute 115.395. states ďthe election authority responsible for oversight of the filing of candidates, other than candidates that file with the secretary of state, shall clearly designate where candidates shall form a line to effectuate such filings and determine the order of such filings; except that, in the case of candidates who file a declaration of candidacy with the election authority prior to 5:00 p.m. on the first day for filing, the election authority may determine by random drawing the order in which such candidatesí names shall appear on the ballot.Ē

Lodewegen indicated each candidate that files for an office on opening day will draw a number, with the lowest number being listed first on the ballot.

Candidates can begin filing on Tuesday, February 23rd for the offices of Associate Circuit Judge, Presiding County Commissioner, Clerk of the Circuit Court, County Clerk, Recorder of Deeds, County Treasurer, Prosecuting Attorney, and Collector of Revenue.

Declarations of candidacy may also be filed for the primary election for Township Committeemen and Committeewomen to serve on the local political committees.

At the state level, local candidates can file for the following openings: U.S. Senator; State Auditor; Representatives in Congress, District 9; State Senator, Eighteenth District; Member of the House of Representative, District 1; Circuit Judge, Circuit No. 1.

When filing all candidates must present proof of identity, either a voter ID card, Missouri driverís license, birth certificate or other form of certified photo ID.



Please call or email { 660.465.7016 or chris@memphisdemocrat.com } with questions about advertising or to start advertising with Memphis Democrat today!

$4.50 per column inch
$4.50 per column inch (Classified)
$0.08 each for pre-printed mailer inserts
$0.12 per word for text only Classifieds

$20 for One Spot Color
$50 for Full-Color Process


per month for text only business directory ad.

$25 per month small ad
$35 per month medium ad
$50 per month large ad
$75 per month skyscraper ad
$125 per month top banner ad
$135 per month top banner ad

LARGE (300X250)
TOP BANNER AD¬†(728×60)
BANNER AD¬†(728×90)

small-ad-160x160md-ad-160x250lg-ad-300x250sky-ad-160x500top-ad-728x60 banner-ad-728x90

Your Name (required):

Your Email (required):

Ad Size:

Ad Content

If you have an image to include in your ad, browse to find the file.

Please enter the text you see in the field below, then click send.


Bb Server