Letter: County recorder’s work merits second term

Del Denney


To the editor:

As a Johnson County voter, I am writing to endorse our recorder, Jill Jackson, who is running for re-election.

Readers may wonder why anyone would be interested in an election for an office that is usually considered pretty low key. I certainly didn’t know all the duties of the recorder other than that’s where you file a deed, so I did what I guess we should all do — I looked it up.

According to the county government guide, “The county recorder function is to maintain permanent public records involving a wide variety of instruments. These documents detail transactions involved in real estate, mining, personal property, mortgages, liens, leases, subdivision plats, military discharges, personal bonds, etc.”

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