The Washington County District 5 Republicans and Democrats have selected their candidates for the special election for the Board of Supervisors’ seat. Richard Young will be on the ballot for the Republicans, after a 5 to 3 vote over Randy Payne last night. The Democrats unanimously voted for Terry Philips to represent them.
County Auditor Dan Widmer states that at this time one Independent has submitted a petition to be placed on the ballot and that is Allen Fuhr.
The special election will be held October 8th and this comes after Chairman Ron Bennett resigned in August due to health reasons.