Three candidates have qualified to fill the unexpired term of retired Dodge County Probate Judge John Kelly.
They are (in alphabetical order) William J. (Jody) Batts, Al McCranie and Blake Rowland.
Qualifying for candidates began on Wednesday, August 27 at 9:00 a.m. and ended Friday, August 29 at 12:00 noon.
The election will be held on Tuesday, November 4, the same time as the General Election. If a runoff is needed (no one candidate receives a majority ( 50 percent plus one vote) it will be held on Tuesday, December 2.
As soon as the winner is declared and the election is certified, the winner will be sworn into office.
Kelly’s unexpired term will end on December 31, 2016.