While many government offices are closed due to the coronavirus, people can still file as candidates for this year’s election.


The filing deadline is noon June 1.


So far, a number of people who filed for offices that represent residents of Leavenworth County.


As of Monday morning, two candidates have filed for Kansas Senate’s 5th District, which includes the cities of Leavenworth and Lansing as well as a portion of Wyandotte County.


Incumbent Kevin Braun, R-Kansas City, Kansas, has filed for reelection. Jeff Pittman, D-Leavenworth, also has filed as candidate for the 5th District, according to the Kansas Secretary of State’s Office.


Pittman currently serves as a member of the Kansas House of Representatives.


Two candidates also have filed as candidates for the Kansas Senate’s 3rd District, which includes the cities of Easton, Basehor and Tonganoxie.


Incumbent Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City, has filed for reelection. Willie Dove, R-Bonner Springs, also has filed for the 3rd District.


Dove currently serves as a member of the Kansas House of Representatives.


With Dove running for the Kansas Senate, the 38th District of the Kansas House of Representatives is an open seat this year. The district includes the cities of Basehor and Linwood as well as a portion of Johnson County.


It appears there will be a Republican primary in the 38th District in August.


So far, four Republicans have filed as candidates for the open seat. They are Noel Hull, Timothy H. Johnson, David Polson and James Stafford. Hull, Johnson and Stafford are from the Bonner Springs area in southeast Leavenworth County.


Polson is from Gardner, according to the Secretary of State’s Office.


No Democrat has filed as a candidate for the 38th District.


Two people have filed as candidates for the Kansas House’s 40th District, which includes Lansing and a portion of Leavenworth.


Incumbent David French, R-Lansing, has filed for reelection. Joana Scholtz, D-Leavenworth, also has filed as a candidate for the 40th District.


Two Democrats and one Republican have filed as candidates for the 41st District, which includes much of the city of Leavenworth.


The 41st District currently is represented by Pittman. But it is an open seat this year because of Pittman’s decision to run for the Kansas Senate.


The people who have filed as candidates for the 41st District are Whitney Davis Moulden, D-Leavenworth, Donald G. Terrien, D-Leavenworth, and Pat Proctor, R-Leavenworth.


One person has filed so far for the 42nd District of the Kansas House of Representatives. This district includes Easton and Tonganoxie and a portion of Douglas County.


Lance W. Neelly, R-Tonganoxie, has filed as a candidate for the district.


The district currently is represented by Jim Karleskint, who has not yet filed for reelection, according to the Secretary of State’s Office.


A number of county offices are up for election this year as well. And so far, many of the incumbents of these offices have filed for reelection.


For the 2nd District of the Leavenworth County Commission, Vicky Kaaz, R-Leavenworth, has filed for reelection, according to the Leavenworth County Clerk’s Office.


The 2nd District includes much of the city of Leavenworth.


For the 3rd District of the Leavenworth County Commission, Doug Smith, R-Rural Tonganoxie, has filed for reelection.


The 3rd District includes the city of Basehor.


No one has filed yet for the 4th District of the Leavenworth County Commission. The district currently is represented by Chad Schimke.


The district includes the city of Lansing as well as a portion of Leavenworth.


For the 5th District of the County Commission, Mike Stieben, R-Tonganoxie, has filed for reelection.


The district includes the cities of Tonganoxie and Linwood.


The 1st District seat of the County Commission is not up for election this year.


Leavenworth County Sheriff Andy Dedeke, R-Rural Easton, has filed for reelection. County Attorney Todd Thompson, R-Basehor, also has filed for reelection.


Leavenworth County Treasurer Janice Van Parys, R-Rural Leavenworth, also is seeking another term. Stacy Driscoll, D-Rural Leavenworth, also is running for another term.


No one has filed yet for the position of county clerk. Janet Klasinski currently serves as the county clerk.


The position of Lansing mayor also is up for election this year. So far, Tony McNeill has filed as a candidate in the non-partisan mayoral election. McNeill currently is a member of the Lansing City Council.


Mike Smith currently serves as the mayor.


People who wish to file as candidates for the Kansas Legislature can call the Secretary of State’s Office at 785-296-4561 to make an appointment.


People wishing to file for county offices can contact the County Clerk’s Office at 913-684-0421.


The primary will take place Aug. 4. The general election will be Nov. 3.


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