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Washington County Assessor Jason Cockerill and Kevin Stewart were the first to file at the Washington County Clerk’s office on Wednesday morning to run for party nomination in the May 5 Spring Primary.

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Kevin Stewart and Jason Cockerill file to seek their party nominations in the upcoming May 5 City of Salem election. County Clerk Shirley Batt and her staff help with the paperwork.
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Kevin Stewart is filing to seek the Democrat party’s nomination to run for City of Salem Clerk-Treasurer. Jason Cockerill is seeking to run for City of Salem.

 

This is a City of Salem election and will see party nominations for Mayor, Clerk Treasurer and four seats on the City of Salem Common Council.

Cockerill announced last Friday on WSLM he was going to see the Republican party nomination for Mayor. He made that official Wednesday morning by filing to run for the office. He is currently the only person to file for this office for either party.

Stewart filed to run for the Democratic nomination for the City Clerk-Treasurer position. Later in the day, current Clerk-Treasurer Pat Persinger also filed to seek the Democratic party’s nomination.

Republican Justin Green filed to seek the nomination to run for Council Member At Large.

Republican Dan Libka filed to seek the nomination to run for Council Member District 1.

Democrat Warren N. (Truck) Jones filed to seek the nomination to run for Council Member District 2.

Democrat Wally Terkhorn  filed to seek the nomination to run for Council Member District 4.

Nobody has filed to run for the District 3 nomination.

WSLM will have more information about political filings. The last day to file for the Spring Primary is Feb. 6 at noon.