There are 6 candidates for the open District 5 Washington County Supervisor seat. Richard Young, Allen Fuhr, Jerry King, Merle Hagie, Randy Payne and Terry Philips. Petitions for candidacy were due last week. The election for the seat will be held October 8th and Washington County Auditor Dan Widmer states that absentee voting will be available soon.
The Washington Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a candidates’ forum on Monday, September 30th, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Washingotn Public Library for voters to get to know the candidates.