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Incumbent Hayes Seeking Re-election

By Staff | Apr 20, 2016


MIDDLEBOURNE Jack Hayes is a Republican candidate for Tyler County Assessor in the May 10 primary election.

Hayes, the incumbent, is seeking re-election to a second term.

“I have enjoyed serving the people of Tyler County and look forward to ongoing challenges of the Assessor’s Office,” he said. “I thank you all for your past support and seek your continued support and vote for the Republican nomination and the opportunity to continue to serve as your assessor. Let your voice be heard.”

A 48-year resident of Tyler County, Hayes is married to Jean and they have two sons and four grandchildren. Hayes worked for Union Carbide in Friendly for 33 years before he retiring. Following his retirement, he worked for Pickering and Associates of Parkersburg as a contract trainer of instrument mechanics. Hayes was elected as Tyler County Assessor in 2012. Since then, Hayes said, he has attended several training sessions organized by the state Tax Department. He is an active leader in the state Assessor’s Association where he chairs the Marcellus shale committee and serves on the legislative committee.

Hayes said he will rely on his job experience as well as his diverse background in labor, management, finance, negotiations and computer skills.

“With these qualifications, I will continue to effectively serve you as your hands-on assessor and assist taxpayers, landowners and businesses as they deserve,” he said.

Hayes said he works diligently with other Tyler County offices to help attract prospective businesses to Tyler County.

“I will continue to keep Tyler County attractive to business by keeping tax structure at a minimum while allowing for budget needs and growth, an complying with state law,” he said.