Local Man Running for Buchanan County Clerk

By Jonathan Cooper | jcooper@kq2.com

Published 11/21 2013 12:43PM

Updated 02/07 2014 02:06PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Alec Jennings announced on Thursday that he is seeking the Democratic ticket for Buchanan County Clerk in 2014.

Jennings is from northwest Missouri and attended Stanberry High School and Northwest Missouri State University.

Jennings is hoping to take the seat of current county clerk Mary Baack-Garvey.

He said the recent controversy with the ambulance tax vote, where 750 people were not allowed to vote, inspired him to run.

"Clearly the job is not getting done when that happens," Jennings said.

Jennings currently works as a carpenter and job site manager.

He has a masters degree in Political Science from Texas State University.

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