Qualifying for the November 4 primary election is a month away, and candidates for various offices have begun to announce their intentions.
The Press-Herald will publish one campaign announcement per candidate free of charge prior to qualifying. The deadline for submissions is Friday, August 8.
Local offices on the ballot include district judges, district attorney, school board members, justices of the peace and constables.
Minden and Springhill residents will cast ballots for mayor, police chief, council/aldermen, city court judge and city court marshal.
Doyline and Heflin residents will vote for mayor, police chief and aldermen.
Qualifying for local candidates is with the Webster Parish Clerk of Court August 20 through 22.
Candidates for U.S. senator, representative, Supreme Court associate justice and public service commissioner will qualify with the Louisiana secretary of state.