Offices Up For Election In May 17 Primary Listed On Website

From Potter County Today

primaryelectionMany local and county government offices are up for election in 2011. Potter County Director of Elections Sandy Lewis reports that nominating petitions are now available at her office in the Gunzburger Building, 1 North Main Street, Coudersport. A complete list of offices up for election this year has been posted on the county website. To access it, click here.

Each township and borough has at least one supervisor/council seat to be filled. Also on the ballot will be auditors, constables and, in Stewardson Township, tax collector.  All three district judge positions in Potter County are up for a six-year term.  Seats are open on each school board in Potter County, as well. County seats being filled this year are sheriff/warden, treasurer, register of wills/recorder of deeds, commissioners (3), auditors (3), and prothonotary/clerk of courts. First day for Republican and Democratic candidates to circulate nominating petitions for the May 17 municipal primary is Feb. 15. Deadline to register to vote or change party affiliation is April 18. Candidates chosen as Republican and Democratic nominees on May 17 will have their names appear on the Nov. 8 municipal election ballot.

Potter County Today is a timely information site courtesy of the Potter County Commissioners. Reprinted with Permission.


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