Not many candidates filed for primary election

Filing closed on Monday afternoon, Dec. 4 for candidates in the 2024 elections. (The primary will be held on March 19 and the general election on Nov. 5.)

For the primary election, Randolph County only has one race with competition – the county commissioner race on the Republican ballot. Vying for the spot is Christopher Hayer of Sparta and Andy Gerlach of Steeleville.

For more on the election filings, please see this week’s print edition.