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McClelland files for county seat


By The Hays Daily News

By The Hays Daily News

Martha L. “Marcy” McClelland filed Monday for the District 1 seat on the Ellis County Commission, just ahead of the noon filing deadline.

McClelland is registered as a Republican.

The District 1 seat is held by Swede Holmgren. The Ellis Republican did not file by the deadline.

The district makes up the majority of the northwest corner of the county, including the city of Ellis.

Lyle Johnston, an Ellis Republican, also has filed for the seat.

Independent candidates have until noon Aug. 4 to file by petition, and pay the state filing fee.

The primary for the position is Aug. 5.