Special Election Is Set…

Special Election Is Set

Jasper County is set for an upcoming special election With the retirement of Jasper County Probate Judge Linda Keller, effective January 31, 2019, and the resignation of District 4 Board of Commissioner Craig Salmon, a special election to fill those public offices shall be held.

In the case of a vacancy on the county commission, the call for a special election shall be issued not less than 30 days and no more than 60 days from the resignation. In that event, the call for the special election will be published Thursday, February 7.

Qualifying for both races will begin at 9 a.m. on February 13 at 9 a.m. and end at noon on February 15. The qualifying fees will be $1392.25 for Probate Judge and $216 for County Commission District 4.

Qualifying for both races will be in the office of the Probate Judge and will be nonpartisan. The last date to register to vote will be Tuesday, February 19 and the special election will be Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

If only one person qualifies for each race, the election would not be held.