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August election tops board meeting

Municipal, township candidates certified

The Logan County Board of Elections conducted its final meeting ahead of the Aug. 6 special election for the West Liberty-Salem School levy issue.

Officials reported sending out 40 absentee ballots and receiving 21 back, and approved pollworkers for the election.

In a cost-cutting measure, nine voters affected by the Sidney City School levy will vote in Shelby County. Discussion and action on consolidating and moving local precincts will continue at an upcoming regular meeting.

Petitions for the November ballot were certified, including those for David Jackson, Harrison Township trustee; Scott Armentrout, Jefferson Township trustee; Doug Henry, Zane Township trustee; Pat Cochenour and Greg Iiams, Russells Point Council; John Stemble and Jim Hurley, Washington Township trustee; Richard McDaniel, Liberty Township trustee; Carl Dammeyer, Miami Township trustee; Michael Failor, Zanesfield Council; and David Willoby, Benjamin Logan School Board.

Previously approved petitions include Ron Furrow, Miami Township trustee; Miles Pickering, Harrison Township trustee; Terry Cook, Perry Township trustee; and David Campbell and Steve Needles, Logan County Educational Service Center Board.

Two petitions were forwarded for review to the prosecutor’s office for fatal errors.

The deadline for candidates to file for election is Aug. 7.

The board meets again on election day, in addition to 8:30 a.m. Aug. 8 to certify petitions and Aug. 19 for a regular meeting and to certify election results.


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