Metro Councilman Michael Craddock, who represents parts of Madison, has filed qualifying papers to run in the Democratic primary for Davidson County criminal court clerk, announcing he would protect the taxpayer if elected.
“As a member of the Metro Council for the last six years, I have worked diligently to make sure that the taxpayer dollars are being spent wisely,” Craddock said in a written statement. “My commitment to being a good steward of our tax dollars and my management skills can best serve the people of our community by being the next criminal court clerk of Davidson County.”
David Torrence, who was first elected to the seat 1994, is the current criminal court clerk. His annual salary is $125,597.
Also running for the office as an independent is James Baxter. The primary is set for May 4, with early voting beginning April 14.