Local candidates have continued to file for offices as this year's filing deadline approaches.

Local candidates have continued to file for offices as this year's filing deadline approaches.

State Rep. Debbie Deere, D-Lansing, recently filed for re-election.

Deere is in her first term representing the 40th District of the Kansas House of Representatives.

The 40th District includes the city of Lansing and a portion of Leavenworth.

David W. French, a Republican from Lansing, also recently filed as a candidate for the 40th District.

The filing deadline is noon June 1. The primary election will be Aug. 7. The general election will be Nov. 6.

All seats in the Kansas House of House of Representatives are up for election this year.

In Leavenworth County, state Rep. Jeff Pittman, D-Leavenworth, also has filed for re-election. He represents the 41st District, which includes much of the city of Leavenworth.

State Rep. Jim Karleskint, R-Tonganoxie, has filed for re-election in the 42nd District. The 42nd District includes the cities of Tonganoxie and Easton. The district also extends into a portion of Douglas County and includes the city of Eudora.

Lance Neelly, who also is a Republican from Tonganoxie, has filed as a candidate for the 42nd District as well.

State Rep. Willie Dove, R-Bonner Springs, has filed for re-election in the 38th District.

The 38th District includes cities of Basehor and Linwood in Leavenworth County. The district also extends into Johnson County.

Noel Hull, a Republican from rural Bonner Springs, and Stuart W. Sweeney, a Democrat from rural Linwood, also have filed as candidates for the 38th District.

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