MEIGS COUNTY — The deadline to file petitions for the May 3 Primary Election in Ohio was last week.
According to the Meigs County Board of Elections, there is one county commission seat and the county auditor seat up for election.
For Meigs County Commission, three people filed petitions for the seat currently held by Tim Ihle. BJ Smith-Kreseen, Zachary Manuel and Brandy Rankin submitted petitions for the seat.
For the county auditor, incumbent Mary T. Byer-Hill submitted the only petition for the office.
All petitions were filed as Republicans and were to be certified Tuesday morning (Feb. 8) during the Board of Elections meeting.
Other offices in the primary will be: State Representative (1 seat); Governor and Lieutenant Governor (1 seat); Attorney General (1 seat); Auditor of State (1 seat); Secretary of State (1 seat); Treasurer of State (1 seat); Judge of Court of Appeals-4th district (2 seats); Member of State Board of Education-8th district (1 seat); Chief Justice of Supreme Court (1 seat); Justice of Supreme Court (2 seats); Central Committee-Democrat; and Central Committee-Republican.
For voters, the deadline to register is April 4. The Meigs County Board of Elections will be open until 9 p.m. on this day. Voters can also register online.
Early, in-person voting will begin on April 5 and continue through May 2, including one Saturday on April 30. All early voting will take place at the board of elections. The hours each day will be posted on the board’s website.
Voting on election day will be at specific poling locations throughout the county.
More specifics on candidates and levies once they are certified by the Board.
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Kayla (Hawthorne) Dunham is a staff writer for Ohio Valley Publishing. Reach her at (304) 675-1333, ext. 1992.