Sec. of State approves Wood appointment

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COLUMBUS — Secretary of State Jon Husted has appointed Paula J. Wood as a member of the Meigs County Board of Elections to fill the unexpired term of Rita Slavin, according to a news release on Wednesday.

As previously reported, Wood was nominated to the position by the Meigs County Democratic Party Executive Committee.

State law requires bipartisan representation on each of Ohio’s 88 county boards of elections. Each board is made up of two Republican members and two Democratic members, all of whom must be qualified electors in the counties for which they serve. The Secretary of State makes appointments to boards of elections based on the recommendations of the executive committees of the respective county political parties.

Members of the Meigs County Board of Elections, in addition to Wood, are Charles Williams, Dave Fox (chairman) and Jimmy Stewart.

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