Candidates file to run for office as deadline nears

Johnson County residents are continuing to file to run as candidates for local offices.

Potential candidates have until noon on Friday to file for the May primary election. Here is a look at the most recent filings:

  • Cynthia Wrap, Democrat, State Convention delegate at-large
  • Chris Grider, Democrat, State Convention delegate at-large, precinct committeeman Franklin 14
  • Amanda Crecelius Ott, Democrat, precinct committeeman Needham 4
  • Ryan Rather, Republican, county auditor
  • Amanda L. Martin, Republican, Union Township trustee
  • Norma Deer, Republican, Union Township Board
  • John Asher, Republican, Pleasant Township Board
  • Larry G. Davis, Republican, White River Township Board
  • Janet Renner, Republican, Nineveh Township trustee
  • Michael A. Neal, Republican, State Convention Delegate, District 5
  • Rhonda Mathes, Democrat, Precinct Committeeman, Needham 4
  • Mark W. Messick, Republican, State Convention Delegate District 6, White River Township trustee
  • David N. Frizzell, Republican, State Representative District 93
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Jacob Tellers is a reporter at the Daily Journal. He can be reached at or 317-736-2702.