Bulletin Staff Report

    Several Republican incumbents have become the latest candidates in Brown County to file for places on the ballot in the March 2 primary elections.

    County Clerk Sharon Ferguson, Precinct 2 County Commissioner Joel Kelton, Precinct 4 County Commissioner Larry Traweek, Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Bryan Thompson and Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace Jim Cavanaugh have filed to run in the primary.

    Democrats Eva Stuart and A.J. Dickerson have filed for election as chairmen of precincts 214 and 306 respectively.

    Earlier, incumbent treasurer Ann Krpoun filed earlier to seek re-election, and challenger Joe Cooksey filed to run as county judge. Both are Republicans.

    State Rep. Jim Keffer of Eastland filed earlier to run for re-election of House District 60.

    U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway of Midland also filed earlier to run again in District 11.

    In other earlier filings, David Bullion filed to run for Brown County Democrat Party chairman.

    The primary filing period ends Jan. 4. Candidates for county offices should file their intention to seek office in party primaries with county party chairmen. At the district and state levels, candidates should file with state election officials in Austin.