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Dy Juan D.Barnes and Tammy L. Barnes File For City Commission

KSCB News - January 16, 2015 10:20 am

The City Clerk’s office announces that . Dy Juan D. Barnes, 555 East Pine, Apartment #221 and Tammy L. Barnes, 555 East Pine, Apartment #221, filed for City Commission on Friday morning, January 16, 2015. They are the third and fourth candidates to file for the three (3) vacant City Commission positions, joining Dean Aragon and Lana Gudgel who filed on Thursday. The deadline to file for City Commission is noon on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. The positions currently held by Dean Aragon, Ron Warren and Janet Willimon will be vacant in April. Willimon will have served a 4-year term, while Aragon and Warren will have served 2-year terms. At the April 7, 2015 general election, the top two (2) successful candidates will receive 4-year terms and the third successful candidate will receive a 2-year term. If more than nine (9) individuals file for the vacant City Commission positions, a primary election will be held on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 to reduce the candidates to three (3) per position.
Those interested in filing for City Commission need to complete a Candidate’s Declaration of Intention form and pay the $45.00 filing fee with the City Clerk’s office by noon on Tuesday, January 27, 2015. The office is located at City Hall, 324 North Kansas, is open from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon and 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

2012 Kansas Statutes

25-619. Names on ballots not to be accompanied by prefix or suffix; exception. No title, degree or

other symbol of accomplishment, occupation or qualification either by way of prefix or suffix shall accompany or

be added to the name of any candidate for nomination or election to any office on ballots in any primary or general

election. The provisions of this section shall not prohibit use of a prefix or suffix when necessary to distinguish one

candidate from another.

 

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