Eight candidates made Quay County Sheriff the most popular position for which candidates filed for the June 3 primary election on Tuesday.
Incumbent Sheriff Joe Schallert is not running. Six Democrats and two Republicans filed to be on the ballot in the sheriff’s primary.
In the only other contested race, two Republicans filed for the District 3 County Commission seat now held by Brad Bryant of San Jon.
Single candidates filed for the positions of county assessor, probate judge and magistrate judge.
Only two incumbents are seeking to retain their seats: Nelda Burson, probate judge, and David Joel Garnett, magistrate judge. Neither candidate is facing a primary challenge.
In ballot order, here are the candidates for county positions in the June 3 primary:
District 3 Commissioner
Franklin D. McCasland
Warren E. Carter
Frankie J. Gutierrez
Nathan S. Wallace
Dennis W. Smart
Charles B. Gates
Russell D. Shafer
Juan I. Barreras
Nelda A. Burson (incumbent)
David Joel Garnett (incumbent)