Lottery will decide where candidates are listed on St. Clair County ballot

News-DemocratDecember 7, 2013 

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A lottery to determine the order candidates will be listed on the ballot for the March 18 general primary election will be held Wednesday in St. Clair County.

The lottery will be held at 10 a.m. at the County Clerk's Office, 2nd Floor, 10 Public Square in Belleville. Two separate lotteries will be held. The first one will determine candidate placing on the ballot for those candidates who filed on the first day of filing, Nov. 25, at 8:30 a.m. The second lottery will be held for the candidates who filed on the last day of filing, Dec. 2.

The lottery involves assigning each candidate a letter based on alphabetical order of their last names. Those letters will be placed into a capsule in a container and draw to determine who will be placed first on the ballot.

Those who filed on the first day of filing are:

Democratic County Board Member for District 2: Joan McIntosh and Edith A. Moore.

Democratic Precinct Committeemen for Centreville Township, Precinct 2: Richard Ray Duncan and Joe B. Morgan.

Democratic Precinct Committeemen for Centreville Township, Precinct 23: Mark C. McClelland and Darrell J. Bolden Sr.

Democratic Precinct Committeemen for Centreville Township, Precinct 26: Jeffery Kent Radford Sr. and Jeanetta R. Perkins.

Democratic Precinct Committeemen for East St. Louis, Precinct 1: Sherwin "Herc" Haywood and Michael "Rump" Roberts.

Democratic Precinct Committeemen for East St. Louis, Precinct 12: Frank C. Smith and Kim I. Haywood Sr.

Democratic Precinct Committeemen for East St. Louis, Precinct 14, Jesse L. Davis and Tyrone Bills Sr.

Those who filed on the last day for filing are:

Democratic County Board Member, District 2: Harry Hollingsworth and Rickie Thomas.

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