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  • Writer's pictureBill Raines

Republican Party to Hold Caucus to Fill Vacancy Left by Lawrence County Clerk Billie Tumey

LAWRENCE COUNTY - FEBRUARY 2, 2023 - Due to current Lawrence County Clerk Billie Tumey filing and winning the vacant position of Bedford City Clerk-Treasurer, the Lawrence County Republican Party will be holding a caucus for the Lawrence County Clerk position on Saturday, February 18th, 2023, at Brinegar Hall, located in the Stonegate Arts and Education Center, 931 15th Street, Bedford, IN 47421.

Photo - Billie Tumey files for Bedford Clerk/Treasurer on the first day of filing for municipal races in Lawrence County. Tumey will fill the vacancy left by Marsha Pheiffer who resigned her postion as Bedford Clerk/Treasurer on February 1, 2023. Pheiffer was hired as Lawrence County Auditor following the Lawrence County Commissioners approval on Tuesday.

The caucus will begin at 1:00pm. Anyone interested in running for the position needs to file at the Lawrence County Clerks/voter registration office 72 hours before the caucus date.

If only one candidate has filed for the position by that point, then the caucus will be cancelled and the filed candidate will be announced winner. If no candidates file by that date, then the Party will make an appointment.

Precinct Committee people representing each Lawrence County precinct will be allowed to vote for Clerk position. If individual Precinct committee people are unable to attend, then their respective Vice Precinct Committee people can vote in their stead.


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