Primary filing schedule released for Republican candidates

With the filing period opening Thursday for the May 22nd primary election, those seeking to run locally on the Republican ballot in Baxter County may begin the process at 777 Hwy 62E in the building in front of Hobby Lobby.

Candidates will be accepted from noon until 4:00 Thursday, from 10:00 until 4:00 Friday and from 9:00 until noon Saturday. Next week, Monday through Wednesday, candidates will be accepted from 10:00 until 4:00. On the final day for filing, March 1st, candidates can file on the Republican ballot from 9:00 until the noon deadline.

Candidates wishing to file should contact Baxter County Republican Committee Chairman Richard Caster at 870-421-9684 or e-mail

KTLO, Classic Hits 101.7 and The Boot news has not received information for those seeking to run on the Democrat ballot in Baxter County.

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