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Polls close in about an hour for the Pulaski County primary election

PULASKI COUNTY, Mo. (Aug. 5, 2014) — Polls close in Missouri in about an hour for the 2014 primary election. For Pulaski County, here is the list of polling places and candidates.

* St. Robert: St. Robert Community Center on Route 66, not the St. Robert Municipal Center on Eastlawn Avenue
* Waynesville: The old Waynesville Middle School on North Street behind the courthouse, not the new Waynesville Middle School on Route 66.
* Laquey: Laquey School District.
* Devils Elbow and the Hooker precinct east of St. Robert: Sunset Village of the Ozarks
* Richland: Richland City Hall.
* Swedeborg: Swedeborg School.
* Crocker: Pulaski County Health Center
* Dixon: Dixon Senior Citizens Center
* Big Piney: Palace Union Church

On the Democratic ballot there are only two contested races: Yvonne Reeves Yvonne Reeves-Chong (LINK: Elect Yvonne Reeves-Chong Democratic Committeewoman) is challenging incumbent Cullen Township Democratic Committeewoman Clara Ichord (LINK: Re-elect Clara) and Wayne Gifford is challenging Cullen Township Democratic Committeeman Mark C. Prugh. That township includes Waynesville, St. Robert, and surrounding rural areas running from Buckhorn to Devil's Elbow.

The Republican ballot has far more action.

Incumbent Presiding Commissioner Gene Newkirk faces four opponents: Don Mayhew (LINK: Don Mayhew for Presiding Commissioner), James Skaggs (LINK: Skaggs for Presiding Commissioner of Pulaski County), Kenny Zeigenbein and Bill Farnham. The winner will be the next presiding commissioner since no Democrats filed.

Incumbent Treasurer Susan Boksan Rapone (LINK: Re-Elect Sue Rapone For Pulaski County Treasurer) faces one challenger, Pamela Cox (LINK: Pamela Cox For County Treasurer). The winner will be the next presiding commissioner since no Democrats filed.

Two Republicans, Dean Alan Matthews (LINK: Matthews For Associate Circuit Judge) and Mike Headrick, are vying for the nomination to challenge incumbent Democrat Associate Circuit Judge Ronda Neff Cortesini (LINK: Citizens to Elect Ronda Cortesini Judge)

Three Republicans, Daniel Whittle (LINK: Daniel Whittle for Pulaski County Assessor), Larry Southard, and Pat Fincher (LINK: Pat Fincher for County Assessor), are vying for the nomination to challenge incumbent Democrat Kimberly Skaggs-Henson (LINK: Keep Kim '14).

In the November election, there'll be three additional races.

Incumbent Republican Prosecuting Attorney Kevin Hillman (LINK: Kevin Hillman for Pulaski County Prosecutor) is being challenged by Democrat Wayne Gifford. Both are running unopposed today for their party's nomination.

Incumbent Democratic Circuit Court Clerk Rachelle Graves Beasley (LINK: Re-Elect Rachelle Beasley Circuit Clerk and Recorder of Deeds) is being challenged by Republican Adrienne Echelberry (LINK: Adrienne Echelberry for Pulaski County Circuit Clerk). Both are unopposed today.

Incumbent Democratic Associate Circuit Judge Colin Long is being challenged by Republican Jeff Thomas. Both are unopposed today.

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