Register Staff Report
MADISON COUNTY —
Two important deadline are approaching for residents and candidates in Madison County.
According to a news release from County Clerk Kenny Barger, county residents wishing to change their political party affiliation in time to vote in the 2014 primary must have their registration cards postmarked to the county clerk’s office by Tuesday, Dec. 31.
The deadline only applies to people in the county wishing to change their party affiliation. Anyone wishing to register for the first time will be able to do so until April 21 of next year, the release stated.
Voter registration cards can be completed at the county clerk’s office at the Madison County Courthouse in Richmond, 101 West Main St., or the branch in Berea’s City Hall, 212 Chestnut Street.
Final day for candidate registration in January
The last day to file to run for elected office in the county and the city of Richmond is Jan. 28. All candidates for elected offices in the two governments must have their paperwork filled out and turned in to the county clerk’s office by 4 p.m. to be put on the 2014 ballot.
Individuals wishing to run for office in the city of Berea are not affected by this deadline and still have until 4 p.m. Aug. 14 to file, the release stated.
Candidates wishing to file can do so at the county courthouse in Richmond.
For more information, contact the Madison County Clerk’s office at 859-624-4703.