Amy Feldman,** a Democrat who currently holds the office of Franklin County Circuit Court Clerk, filed to seek re-election on January 16, 2018. No other Democratic Party candidates filed to run for election and Feldman won the Primary.
Additionally, since no Republican candidates filed to run for Franklin County Circuit Court Clerk, Feldman's name will appear on the November 2018 ballot with no opposition. Feldman is shown in the photo at right.
Kentucky Circuit court clerks are responsible for managing the records of Circuit and District courts, Kentucky's trial courts.
Circuit court clerks receive lawsuits and court documents, record legal documents, provide legal documents and other legal materials, are present during trials, schedule juries, receive and disburse money, maintain the jury system, administer oaths, handle affidavits, and issue driver licenses and non-driver identification cards. One circuit court clerk is elected in each Kentucky county.
They serve for a term of six years. For more information about the role of Circuit Court Clerks in Kentucky's judicial system, click on this link to the Kentucky judiciary website.