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How much do elected officials earn?
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The August general election may bring with it a hefty paycheck to those who emerge as the top vote-getters.
Those elected to the following offices have salaries set by the state:
• Circuit Court Judge – $165,204 - Incumbent Bart Stanley is running unopposed.
• General Sessions Judge – $150,588 - Challenger Jean Brock will be running against incumbent Bill Locke.
• District Attorney General – $144,180 - Challenger Tim Pirtle will be running against incumbent Lisa Zavogiannis.
• Public Defender – $144,180 - Newcomer John Partin defeated Dan Bryant in the May primary and will take office Sept. 1.
• County Executive – $81,153 - Current County Executive John Pelham has decided to retire after two terms. Vying for the office are Jonathan Ferrell, John Shields and Herschel Wells Sr.
• Road  Superin-tendent – $77,290 - Bobby Turner is running for the position against incumbent Levie Glenn.
• Sheriff – $77,290 - Mike “Doc” Smith and Danice Taylor will run against incumbent Jackie Matheny.
• Register of Deeds - $70,263 – Charlie King and Patsy Paquette will run against incumbent Terry Smith.
• Assessor of Property - $70,263 – Incumbent Beth Martin is up for re-election in 2016.
• Trustee - $70,263 – Incumbent Darlene Bryant ran unopposed in the May primary and will retain her position.
• County Court Clerk - $70,263 – Bernie Morris won the May primary and will retain her position.
Positions up for election but include salaries not mandated by the state include:
County Commissioners - $260 per month plus $25 for each attended.