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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Candidate Filings for Bedford, Mitchell and Oolitic as of Wednesday Afternoon

Updated: Jan 4, 2023

LAWRENCE COUNTY - JANUARY 4, 2023 - Here is a list of candidate filings as of Wednesday afternoon for various municipal races in Bedford, Mitchell and Oolitic.


Kathy Blackburn files for City of Bedford District 5 Race


Canidates filed for City of Bedford Races:

  • Sam Craig - Republican City of Bedford Mayor

  • Billie Tumey -Republican City of Bedford Clerk - Treasurer

  • Larry Hardman - Republican City of Bedford City Council District 2

  • Judy Carilsle - Republican City of Bedford City Council District 4

  • Heath Hawkins - Republican City of Bedford City Council At-Large Seat

  • Brad Bough - Republican City of Bedford City Council District 3 Seat

  • Kathy Blackburn - Republican City of Bedford City Council District 5 Seat

Candidates filed for City of Mitchell Races:

  • Joey Slone - Democrat City of Mitchell City Council District 3

Candidates filed for Town of Oolitc:

  • Annette Norrick - Republican Clerk-Treasurer

  • Brenda Corey - Republican - At - Large Oolitic

Note all of Oolitic Town Council seats will be At-Large


THIS YEAR'S MUNICIPAL ELECTION INFORMATION


The City of Bedford and Mitchell will include the following offices:


  • Mayor

  • Clerk/Treasurer

  • City Council seats

Town of Oolitic

  • Clerk/Treasurer

  • Town Council seats ( all At-Large)


This year's municipal election will be held on May 2nd, 2023.


Candidates file early this morning for City of Bedford seats


Important dates:

  • January 4, 203 - First Day of Candidate filing

  • February 3, 2023 - Last Day to file declaration of candidacy to run in municipal election

  • February 10, 2023 - Deadline to withdraw from municipal primary election

  • February 10, 2023 - Deadline to open candidate finance committee for candidate filing a declaration of candidacy for the primary election and running for office paying more than $5,000 in a calendar year

  • May 2 - Primary Election Day

Lawrence County Zephyr will continue to monitor developments in this year's election.


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