Democratic primary filing fees set for May 21

Thursday, February 28, 2002

The Poinsett County Democratic Central Committee met Tuesday, February 19, to set filing fees and announce the filing period for the May 21 Democratic Primary.

The filing period will open at noon on March 19 and close at noon on April 2.

Poinsett County Clerk Fonda Condra, who also serves as secretary for the County Committee, said a representative from the Democratic Committee will be at the courthouse during the filing period between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to accept filing fees.

Fees for the upcoming primary are as follows:

* County Judge$750

* Sheriff and Collector.$750

* County Clerk.$625

* Circuit Clerk..$625

* Treasurer...$625

* Assessor.$625

* Coroner..$135

* Justice of the Peace$125

* Constable....$200

* County Surveyor..$25

* Committeeman...$5

Condra said the only change in the fee schedule from the last election was that on Constable which increased from $150 to $200.

Condra also noted that Mark Morgan of Harrisburg, chairman has stepped down so a new chairman will be appointed. Vice-Chair Jo Ann Thompson of Marked Tree conducted last week's meeting. Condra said officers will be elected after the primaries.

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