Independent Candidates Have Until June To File For Election

county clerkLocal political parties have a little less than two months to fill vacancies on the November general election ballot. The deadline is June 2nd, according to Mercer County Clerk Phyllis Bewley. Republicans have vacancies for Mercer County Board candidates in District 3 and also a 2-year term in District 5 and Democrats have an opening for a District 4 Mercer County Board candidate.

Also, Bewley says independent candidates have until June 23rd to file the necessary paperwork to be on the November 4th ballot.