Richard Tanner (D) 


5320 Sleepy Hollow Drive

Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502.223.4807 
Email:  Not available

Candidate Website  
Candidate Facebook Page

*William "Billy" Mills (D)

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What are magistrates and constables? Where is Magisterial District 5?

The page provides information about Franklin County's Magisterial District 5. Since Kentucky has a primary election for local officials in 2022, contact information for candidate for the Magisterial District 5 is included. Magisterial Districts are represented by "Justices of the Peace" or more commonly known as "Magistrates." The position is a partisan office, meaning that candidates must declare the political party for which they seek to be elected to represent.

constable is also elected from each district. They are charged with & serve various court documents such as summons, civil actions & warrants.  There are six district constables (click for a listing of current constables), each responsible for one of the six Magisterial Districts.

The map of Franklin county, below, shows all 44 voting precincts. These precincts are grouped to form six (6) magisterial districts, which are required by law to include a population similar in number, in each district. District 5 (click here for a more detailed map of District 5) is made up of five (5) precincts: Collins Lane, Louisville Road, North Westgate, South Benson, and Westgate.  Voters in each of the six (6) magisterial districts elect one candidate to represent the district on the Franklin County Fiscal Court. The county's governing body, the Fiscal Court, also includes the County Judge Executive, who is elected by all voters in the county.

General Election Candidates for Franklin County

Magistrate District 5:  Magistrates and Constables

Candidates for Franklin County District 5 Constable

The office of Constable for Franklin County District 5 had no Primary Election, as only one candidate, incumbent Billy Mills, filed to run. Mills will be unopposed in the November General Election.

*William "Billy" Mills (D)


450 Westwood Drive, Apt #1
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Phone: 502.229.7227
Email:  Not available

Candidate Facebook Page: Not available


Richard Tanner (D) 

Democratic Candidate for Franklin County District 5 Magistrate

Where is Franklin County Magisterial District 5?

​The map of Franklin County, in the left portion of the graphic below, shows all Franklin County and the voting precincts.  Franklin County Magistrate District 5 is enlarged, on the right portion of the graphic. District 5's southern border lies adjacent to Anderson County; the eastern portion borders parts of Shelby County, while the northern border of the district, formed in part by Interstate Highway 64, lies adjacent to Magistrate District 6.

Franklin County Magisterial District 5 Showing Voting Locations

Candidates for Magistrate District 5

Of the three candidates who filed for District 3 magistrate (Hank Schweickart; Richard Tanner; Joe Teasley), Richard Tanner won the May 2022 Primary Election, with  61.24% of the vote (according to unofficial results available from the Franklin County Clerk's Office). Click here for more information about the May Primary for this officeSince no Republican filed or Magistrate District 5, Tanner will be unopposed on the November 8, 2022 General Election ballot.