Primary preview: Several townships face contested races

The primary election in Monroe County has 16 local contested races, including seats for township boards, county council, county commissioner, county prosecutor, county judges and the 9th Congressional District seat.

The May 8 primary is five weeks away, but the first day of early voting in Monroe County is April 10. New voters or voters looking to change their information on record have until April 9 to register.

Before early voting starts, The Herald-Times will feature race previews and candidate information for the local contested races. Today, we feature threeof the township board races. In a contested primary township board race, voters choose three candidates.

 

Early voting information

WHERE: Monroe County Election Central, 401 W. Seventh St.

WHEN:

• April 10-May 4 (weekdays only): 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

• April 28 and May 5: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

• May 7: 8 a.m.-noon.

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