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Two candidates filed yesterday evening for Salem Community School Board, according to Washington County Clerk Stephanie Rockey.

Both have been certified this morning:

Rebecca (Becky) Humphrey filed yesterday and is now certified to run for Salem Community School Board.

Christopher A. Hunt filed yesterday and is now certified to run for Salem Community School Board.

As a reminder, the filing deadline for all three county schools is Friday, August 21st at noon.

Other fillings include:

Allison Jean Ezzell filed and is certified to run for a seat on the Salem Community School Board

Constance (Connie) Young has filed and is certified to run for a seat on the Salem Community School Board.

Aaron (Spud) Schocke also has filed to run for a seat on the Salem Community School Board – At-large

There are a total of four spots open on the Salem board representing Gibson, Jefferson, Monroe, & Washington Townships. 

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

Abbott and Garloch are not running for re-election and Haendiges and Davidson have yet to file. 

Additional filings to date are:

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

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

Both are currently board members.

Jeff Clem, Jr.- East Washington School Board- Town of Pekin

Thomas K. Coats- East Washington School Board- Polk Twp.