Reynolds County Election Preview

(Centerville) Only two local contested races on the November election ballot in Reynolds County.

There’s a race for presiding commissioner between democrat Ray Barnes and republican Steve Chitwood.

Republican Joe Loyd has held the spot for several years but he was beaten by Chitwood in the primary election.

There’s also a contested race for county clerk of Reynolds County.

Democrat Mike Harper has held this position for well over two decades but he will retire after this current term wraps up at the end of the year.

Renee Horn is the democrat, hoping to replace Harper.

But republican Alicia Harper Baker is also looking to take the clerk’s position.

Reynolds County voters will also help decide Missouri’s U.S. Senate race, the state auditor race and the five statewide yes or no questions that are on the ballot.

The election is Tuesday, November 8th.