Election 2006

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

State races

Following is a list of those who have filed for election as U.S. representative, state representative, or circuit judge.

Eighth District U.S. Representative

Description: Represent the 28-county district in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Salary: $162,100

Incumbent: Jo Ann Emerson

Democrats filed: Veronica J. Hambacker of Salem; Gene Curtis of Matthews; E. Earl Durnell of Cabool

Republicans filed: Jo Ann Emerson of Cape Girardeau

Libertarians filed: Branden C. McCullough of Cape Girardeau

156th District Missouri House Representative

Description: Represent Bollinger, Madison and part of Wayne counties.

Salary: $31,351

Incumbent: Rod (Rodney) Jetton

Democrats filed: Michael R. Winder of Marquand

Republicans filed: Rod (Rodney) Jetton of Marble Hill

157th District Missouri House Representative

Description: Represent northern Cape Girardeau County, including Jackson, and most of Perry County.

Salary: $31,351

Incumbent: Scott Lipke of Jackson

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Lipke

158th District Missouri House Representative

Description: Represent Cape Girardeau County, including the city of Cape Girardeau, and part of Scott County.

Salary: $31,351

Incumbent: Nathan D. Cooper of Cape Girardeau

Democrats filed: Matt Hill of Cape Girardeau

Republicans filed: Cooper

Libertarians filed: George H. Webster III of Cape Girardeau

159th District Missouri House Representative

Description: Represent southwestern Cape Girardeau County, most of Stoddard County and part of Wayne County.

Salary: $31,351

Incumbent: Billy Pat Wright of Dexter

Democrats filed: Boyce Wooley of Dexter

Republicans filed: Wright

160th District Missouri House Representative

Description: Represent western Scott County, including Sikeston and Benton, and small sections of Cape Girardeau, Mississippi and New Madrid counties.

Salary: $31,351

Incumbent: Peter C. Meyers Sr. of Sikeston

Democrats filed: Larry Tetley of Sikeston

Republicans filed: Ellen Brandom of Sikeston

161st District Missouri House Representative

Description: Represent eastern Scott County including Scott City, Mississippi, New Madrid and part of Stoddard counties.

Salary: $31,351

Incumbent: Lanie G. Black III of Charleston

Democrats filed: Steve Hodges of East Prairie

Republicans filed: Gary Branum of New Madrid

Circuit Judge, 32nd Judicial Circuit, Division 2

Description: Preside over felony criminal cases and major civil cases in Cape Girardeau, Perry and Bollinger counties.

Salary: $108,000

Incumbent: Ben Lewis of Cape Girardeau

Democrats filed: John Heisserer of Cape Girardeau

Republicans filed: Lewis

Circuit Judge, 33rd Judicial Circuit

Description: Preside over felony criminal cases and major civil cases in Scott and Mississippi counties.

Salary: $108,000

Incumbent: David A. Dolan of Sikeston

Democrats filed: Dolan

Republicans filed: None

Local races

Following is a list of those who have filed for election in Cape Girardeau, Scott, Perry and Bollinger counties.

CAPE GIRARDEAU COUNTY

Presiding Commissioner

Description: Elected by county-wide vote. One of three commissioners who have final say on county business, including the county budget and purchases of all county departments.

Salary: $61,026

Incumbent: Gerald Jones

Democrats filed: Victor Farrow

Republicans filed: Jones, Thomas Farrow

Auditor

Description: Keeps track of county revenue and spending, keeps an updated inventory of county property, audits county books.

Salary: $61,026

Incumbent: David Ludwig

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Ludwig

Collector

Description: Receive and deposit county revenue in the appropriate accounts.

Salary: $61,026

Incumbent: Diane Diebold

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Diebold

County Clerk

Description: Keep the minutes of county commission meetings, keep voter registration rolls, establish polling places and operate elections, certify tax levies for political subdivisions.

Salary: $3,436

Incumbent: Rodney Miller

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Paul Sander, Kara Clark

Circuit Clerk

Description: Keep files for circuit court, receive payments of fines and bonds, prepare dockets for circuit court.

Salary: $66,537

Incumbent: Charlie Hutson

Democrats filed: Hutson

Republicans filed: none

Prosecuting Attorney

Description: Prepare and file criminal cases in circuit court, provide legal advice to county offices.

Salary: $96,000

Incumbent: Morley Swingle

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Swingle

Recorder of Deeds

Description: Keep records of all deeds, tax liens, mechanics liens and other paperwork related to real property transactions.

Salary: $61,026

Incumbent: Janet Robert

Democrats filed: Robert

Republicans filed: none

Associate Circuit Judge, Division 3

Description: Presides over misdemeanor criminal cases and preliminary stages of felony criminal cases.

Salary: $96,000

Incumbent: Gary Kamp

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Kamp

Associate Circuit Judge, Division 4

Description: Presides over civil cases with a damage claim below $25,000.

Salary: $96,000

Incumbent: Peter Statler

Democrats filed: Statler

Republicans filed: None

SCOTT COUNTY

Presiding Commissioner

Description: Elected by county-wide vote. One of three commissioners who have final say on county business, including the county budget and purchases of all county departments.

Salary: $33,627

Incumbent: Martin Priggel

Democrats filed: Jamie Burger, Glenn A. Pinkerton

Republicans filed: None

Collector

Description: Receive and deposit county revenue in the appropriate accounts.

Salary: $47,736

Incumbent: Mark Hensley

Democrats filed: Hensley

Republicans filed: None

County Clerk

Description: Keep the minutes of county commission meetings, keep voter registration rolls, establish polling places and operate elections, certify tax levies for political subdivisions.

Salary: $47,736

Incumbent: Rita Milam

Democrats filed: Milam

Republicans filed: None

Circuit Clerk

Description: Keep files for circuit court, receive payments of fines and bonds, prepare dockets for circuit court.

Salary: $48,500

Incumbent: Pam Glastetter

Democrats filed: Glastetter

Republicans filed: none

Prosecuting Attorney

Description: Prepare and file criminal cases in circuit court, provide legal advice to county offices.

Salary: $96,000

Incumbent: Paul R. Boyd

Democrats filed: Boyd

Republicans filed: None

Recorder of Deeds

Description: Keep records of all deeds, tax liens, mechanics liens and other paperwork related to real property transactions.

Salary: $47,736

Incumbent: Tom Dirnberger

Democrats filed: Dirnberger

Republicans filed: none

Treasurer

Description: Responsible for receipts and deposits of county revenue, depositing and investing county money.

Salary: $35,325

Incumbent: Glenda K. Enderle

Democrats filed: Enderle

Republicans filed: none

Associate Circuit Judge, Division 4

Description: Presides over misdemeanor criminal cases and preliminary stages of felony criminal cases, hears civil cases.

Salary: $96,000

Incumbent: Hense Winchester

Democrats filed: Winchester

Republicans filed: None

Associate Circuit Judge, Division 5

Description: Presides over misdemeanor criminal cases and preliminary stages of felony criminal cases, hears civil cases.

Salary: $96,000

Incumbent: David C. Mann

Democrats filed: Mann, Scott Horman

Republicans filed: None

PERRY COUNTY

Presiding Commissioner

Description: Elected by county-wide vote. One of three commissioners who have final say on county business, including the county budget and purchases of all county departments.

Salary: $32,649

Incumbent: Thomas H. Sutterer

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Kim R. Moore, Harley J. Geile, Patrick A. Naeger, Carl "Topper" Leuckel.

Collector

Description: Receive and deposit county revenue in the appropriate accounts.

Salary: $46,437

Incumbent: Rodney J. Richardet

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Richardet

County Clerk

Description: Keep the minutes of county commission meetings, keep voter registration rolls, establish polling places and operate elections, certify tax levies for political subdivisions.

Salary: $46,437

Incumbent: Randy Taylor

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Taylor

Circuit Clerk

Description: Keep files for circuit court, receive payments of fines and bonds, prepare dockets for circuit court.

Salary: $48,500

Incumbent: Becky A. Paulus

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Paulus

Prosecuting Attorney

Description: Prepare and file criminal cases in circuit court, provide legal advice to county offices.

Salary: $57,067

Incumbent: Thomas L. Hoeh

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Hoeh

Recorder of Deeds

Description: Keep records of all deeds, tax liens, mechanics liens and other paperwork related to real property transactions.

Salary: $46,437

Incumbent: Sue M. Oster

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Oster, Jackie C. Wengert

Treasurer

Description: Responsible for receipts and deposits of county revenue, depositing and investing county money.

Salary: $46,437

Incumbent: Veronica J. Hershey

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Hershey

Associate Circuit Judge

Description: Presides over misdemeanor criminal cases and preliminary stages of felony criminal cases, hears civil cases.

Salary: $96,000

Incumbent: Michael J. Bullerdieck

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Bullerdieck

BOLLINGER COUNTY

Presiding Commissioner

Description: Elected by county-wide vote. One of three commissioners who have final say on county business, including the county budget and purchases of all county departments.

Salary: $22,864

Incumbent: Wayne Johnson

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Johnson

Collector

Description: Receive and deposit county revenue in the appropriate accounts.

Salary: $31,220

Incumbent: Bob Anderson

Democrats filed: Anderson

Republicans filed: None

County Clerk

Description: Keep the minutes of county commission meetings, keep voter registration rolls, establish polling places and operate elections, certify tax levies for political subdivisions.

Salary: $31,220

Incumbent: Diane Holzum

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Holzum

Circuit Clerk

Description: Keep files for circuit court, receive payments of fines and bonds, prepare dockets for circuit court.

Salary: $48,500

Incumbent: Sharon Lutes

Democrats filed: Al Zimmer

Republicans filed: Lutes

Prosecuting Attorney

Description: Prepare and file criminal cases in circuit court, provide legal advice to county offices.

Salary: $37,190

Incumbent: Stephen Gray

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Gray

Recorder of Deeds

Description: Keep records of all deeds, tax liens, mechanics liens and other paperwork related to real property transactions.

Salary: $31,220

Incumbent: Winonah Ossig

Democrats filed: Patti Barrett

Republicans filed: Dana Fullbright, Linda Schreckenberg

Treasurer

Description: Responsible for receipts and deposits of county revenue, depositing and investing county money.

Salary: $23,280

Incumbent: Naomi Null

Democrats filed: Chester Hayes

Republicans filed: Null

Associate Circuit Judge

Description: Presides over misdemeanor criminal cases and preliminary stages of felony criminal cases, hears civil cases.

Salary: $96,000

Incumbent: Scott E. Thomsen

Democrats filed: None

Republicans filed: Thomsen

-- From staff reports

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