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By Katie Teachout
The Journal 

Candidates throw their hat into the ring


Last updated 5/27/2021 at 8:10am

Katie Teachout

Adams County Auditor Heidi Hunt draws a number from a bucket held by Elections Administrator Jacque Laird, to determine the order of candidate listings on the ballot Friday, May 21.

RITZVILLE – Candidate filing week for offices began Monday, May 17, and ran through Friday, May 21. At the end of filing week, Adams County Auditor Heidi Hunt randomly drew four numbers to determine the base rotation of candidate listings on the primary ballot. The lot draw will also determine the order of the candidates on the general election if the office will not appear on the primary.

Offices with three or more candidates are listed on the Aug. 3 primary, with only the two candidates with the most votes moving to the Nov. 2 general election in a non-partisan year.

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