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School Board filings that have been filed and certified as of this afternoon include these filings. 

Jeff Clem, Jr.- East Washington School Board- Town of Pekin (Aug. 3)

Thomas K. Coats- East Washington School Board- Polk Twp. (Aug. 3)

Aaron (Spud) Schocke- Salem Community School Board- At-large (Aug. 3)

Sal Sama filed on July 27th and is certified to run for West Washington School Board- Vernon Twp. seat.

Aaron Dennis filed on July 28th and is certified to run for West Washington School Board- Madison Twp. seat.

Both are currently board members.

Seats open for election at Salem Community Schools include: 

Salem At-Large (Gibson, Jefferson, Monroe, & Washington Townships)- 4 positions

Those in the Salem district that are up for reelection are Mark “Bubba” Abbott, Ericka Garloch, Ron Haendiges, and Dustin Davidson, who was appointed to finish out former board member Steve Motsinger’s term. 

East Washington- 2 positions- Polk township and Town of Pekin.

The deadline to run for school board is August 21st at noon.

All three schools have seats open.

Names provided are how the candidates have requested they be put on the ballot, according to Rockey.