All that's left is the voting
Monday, May 05, 2014 11:00 AM
Hoosiers go to the polls Tuesday to decide the Republican and Democratic nominees for the November general election. Voting will be from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Voters must provide a government-issued photo ID.
Some races are uncontested. Party chairmen can nominate candidates to fill out the ballot for the November general election.
The local Democratic Party ticket includes races for the U.S. House of Representatives District 6; Superior Court judge; County Council District 1; Madison, Milton and Saluda township trustees; and the two open Hanover Town Council at-large seats.
The local Republican ticket will have contested primaries for Indiana House of Representatives District 66, as well as Madison Township trustee.
Voters in the Madison Consolidated Schools district will vote yes or no on a $40 million referendum to raise property taxes to pay for renovations and additions to elementary schools and the high school.
The November general election will include seats on the County Council, Board of Commissioners, Hanover Town Council, state convention delegates, county assessor, county auditor, county clerk and sheriff, all township trustee and township advisory board positions, Jefferson County Superior Court judge, Jefferson County prosecutor, and state House and state Senate positions, as well as local school board seats.
Susan Hall Heitzman, Lane Siekman and Corinne Nicole Westerfield are seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. representative for the 6th District.
Ronald "Ron" Harsin, Lisa Seng Shadday and Joe Van Wye Sr., all Republicans, are vying for the nomination for state representative in District 66, which includes the city of Madison, town of Hanover and Madison, Hanover and Saluda Townships.
Mike Hensley, Mary Jean "Jeannie" Stotts and William A. "Bill" Gray are Democrats seeking the nomination for judge of the Jefferson County Superior Court.
Cree Green and Mike Bruce are Democrats vying for the spot on the November ballot for County Council District 1.
Madison Township trustee has contested races on both ballots. Becky S. Anderson and Patrick H. Heitz are seeking the Democratic nomination, while Dan L. Carter, Sharon L. Daghir and Barbara J. Disbro-Hysell are seeking the Republican nomination.
Sharon L. Stevens and Shannon Tilley are Democrats seeking the Milton Township trustee position. Eston R. Smith and Ruby Taylor-Wehner, both Democrats, are vying for Saluda Township trustee.
There are four Democrats running for two at-large seats on the Hanover Town Council. They are Kenneth W. Garrett Jr., Belva Missy Ashby Scott, Jennifer A. Shelton and Denise Buxton.
There are several uncontested races. Republican Luke Messer is unopposed in the primary race for U.S. Representative for the 6th District.
All current members of the state House of Representatives - Terry Goodin, Democrat, District 66; Randy Frye, Republican, District 67; and Jim Lucas, Republican, District 69 - are all unopposed in their primaries.
Julie Berry, a Democrat, and Jim Smith, a Republican, are both unopposed in the primary for state Senate District 45.
The following local candidates are unopposed:
Alison T. Frazier, Republican, judge of the Superior Court
Chad T. Lewis, Democrat, prosecuting attorney
Ray Denning, Republican, County Council District 1
Chris R. Shelton, Republican, County Council District 2
Gary Armbrecht, Democrat, County Council District 3
Judy L. Smith, Republican, County Council District 4
Bronson Hensley, Democrat, sheriff
John I. Wallace, Republican, sheriff
Kathryn Havens Sauer, Democrat, auditor
Sherry L. Eblen, Republican, auditor
David Nickels, Democrat, clerk of Circuit Court
Karen L. Mannix, Republican, clerk of Circuit Court
Tina Gleeson, Republican, assessor
Thomas K. Pietrykowski, Democrat, county commissioner Upper District
Shannon Hamilton, Democrat, Graham township trustee
E. Gail Sims, Democrat, Hanover Township trustee
Betty J. Scully, Republican, Lancaster Township trustee
Marilyn J. Imel, Republican, Milton Township trustee
Richard R. Ray, Republican, Monroe Township trustee
Fred L. Stilwell, Democrat, Republican Township trustee
Gale H. Ferris, Sr, Republican, Shelby Township trustee
Tara D. Cash, Democrat, Smyrna Township trustee
Melvin R. Adams, Democrat, Hanover Advisory Board
Ronald D. Anderson, Democrat, Hanover Advisory Board
Laura F. Chitwood, Democrat, Hanover Advisory Board
Jonathan G. Adams, Democrat, Lancaster Advisory Board
Roger L. Thompson, Democrat, Lancaster Advisory Board
Doug Harrell, Republican, Lancaster Advisory Board
Doug Hobbs, Republican, Lancaster Advisory Board
Cindy Goley, Democrat, Madison Advisory Board
Kevin Frye, Republican, Madison Advisory Board
Denise A. Leiske, Republican, Madison Advisory Board
Karl Eaglin, Republican, Madison Advisory Board
Lucille M. Dunn, Democrat, Republican Advisory Board
Jack Stoner, Democrat, Republican Advisory Board
Tom Webber, Democrat, Republican Advisory Board
Teri M. Kleopfer, Democrat, Saluda Advisory Board
Wes Thomas, Democrat, Saluda Advisory Board
Robert G. Consley, Republican, Saluda Advisory Board
R. Donald Copeland, Republican, Shelby Advisory Board
Rinda Lattire, Republican, Shelby Advisory Board
David Poling, Republican, Shelby Advisory Board
Robert E. Cline, Democrat, Smyrna Advisory Board
Krista M. Coles, Democrat, Smyrna Advisory Board
Michelle Hubbard, Democrat, Smyrna Advisory Board
Charles "Chuck" Johnson Jr., Republican, Smyrna Advisory Board
Clark K. Collier, Democrat, convention delegate
Dana L. Riddle, Democrat, convention delegate
Kathryn Havens Sauer, Democrat, convention delegate
Cris L. Sauer, Democrat, convention delegate
David W. Carlow, Republican, convention celegate
Melinda K. McGee, Republican, convention delegate
Rick Reuss, Republican, convention delegate
Lisa Seng Shadday, Republican, convention delegate
Chris R. Shelton, Republican, convention delegate
Patrick Edward Thevenow, Republican, convention delegate
Robert M. Wynn, Republican, convention delegate
Barbara J. Disbro-Hysell, Republican, convention delegate
Richard D. Carter, Republican, convetion delegate
Geneva Redwine, Democrat, 3rd Ward precinct committeeman
Sandra J. Shelton, Democrat, Graham precinct committeeman
Belva Missy Ashby Scott, Democrat, Hanover 1 precinct committeeman
Mary L. Brinson, Democrat, Madison 3 precinct committeeman
Martha Jane Shimfessel, Democrat, Precinct 1-1 precinct committeeman
Dana L. Riddle, Democrat, Precinct 2-1 precinct committeeman
Charles William "Bill" Andrews, Democrat, Precinct 2-2 precinct committeeman
Delores M. Dyer, Democrat, Precinct 4-3 precinct committeeman
Kasie M. Bachmann, Democrat, Saluda precinct c ommitteeman