Filing Deadline for Knox Municipal Candidates Passes


The last day to file for the Knox City Municipal Election was Friday at noon in the Starke County Clerk’s Office.

The newest candidates include Democrat Angelo Masuka for city court judge while Democrat Dorine Godinez filed for the at-large seat on the Knox City Council.

Any candidate in the City of Knox election who wishes to withdraw from the ballot can do so today.

The Primary Election is May 5.

The only other candidate filing last week was Democrat Jane Ellen Felchuk. She will be seeking another term on the North Judson Town Council. Those filing for an office in a town with a population less than 3,500 have until Aug. 3 to file. Town conventions may be called into session if there is party opposition on the ballot.

Mayor (listed in order on the date filed):
(D) Dennis Estok
(D) Rick Chambers

(D) Jeffery Houston

City Court Judge:
(R) Charles Hasnerl
(D) Angelo Masuka

Knox City Council District 1:
(D) Donald Kring

Knox City Council District 2:
(D) Ronald Parker
(D) Priscilla Upp

Knox City Council District 3:
(D) Jeff Berg

Knox City Council District 4:
(D) Gregory Matt
(R) Anthony Radkiewicz
(D) Tim Manns

Knox City Council At-Large
(D) Bertha Blue
(D) Dorine Godinez