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Filing Deadline For Primary Election Candidates Passes

The deadline for non-incumbents to file for election in Jefferson County, Tuesday, March 1, has passed. February 15, was the final day for incumbents to file for re-election.County Attorney:No candidates have filed for the position of county attorney. Instead, the current county attorney, Joseph Casson, has filed to run for county attorney in Thayer County. The current Thayer County Attorney, Dan Werner, has opted not to run for re-election.Casson has informed FJN that Jefferson County can contract with him, so that he may serve as county attorney for both Jefferson and Thayer counties.County Assessor:The county assessor, Mary Banahan, has n...


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