After the noon deadline passed, WSLM has the official ballot set for the upcoming May primary election that will exhibit several party races for nomination to run in the November primary. 

There will be a three-way race in the Republican party for the nomination to run in the fall for Washington County Sheriff. 

Deputy Wayne Blevins will be seeking the nomination against 2014 Republican Candidate and former City of Salem Police Assistant Chief Roy Overshiner. Overshiner lost to Democrat Candidate Roger Newlon. 

Blevins and Overshiner will also face Republican challenger Tracey England. 

Democrat candidates Bill Denham and Chief Deputy Sheriff Brent Miller will face off for the party nomination. 

There is a race for county commissioner with former County Councilman Todd Ewen facing current District 2 Commissioner Preston Shell for the Republican nomination. 

In County Council District 1, incumbant Ben Bowlilng will be running against Washington County Economic Growth Partnership Executive Director Sabrina Burdine and Jason Cockeril, former Washington County Assessor. 

There will be a race between Republican candidates Jason Nelson and Karen Wischmeier for County Council, District 4. 

Brown Township will see a race between David Brown and Sharon L. Roberts for the trustee position. 

Gary D Chastain and Tom Guthrie will face off for the Democrat nomination to run for the Brown Township Advisory Board.