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Hayes, Romine face opposition

By Staff | Feb 1, 2012

Two candidates will face opposition in their bid for re-election in 2012.

On Friday, Democrat Michael Galluzo declared his intent to run for Asssessor against Republican Incumbent Jackson Hayes; and Democrats Charlie Delauder and Karl Paul filed for House of Delegates, District 6, against Republican Wm. Roger Romine.

Also filing candidacy paperwork was David “P.J.” Wells of 746 Maple Lane, Sistersville. Wells, along with incumbent candidates Linda Hoover and Ralph Boone, is seeking election to the Tyler County Board of Education. Rules dictate that the Board of Education can have a maximum of two members from any one district.

The remaining candidates for county office will run unopposed. Those candidates include County Commission, Charles “Pork” Smith, Republican; Prosecuting Attorney, D. Luke Furbee, Republican; Sheriff, Earl P. Kendle, Jr., Republican; Surveyor, Thomas Wince, Republican; and for Magistrate (elect two), John Roberts, Democrat and Michael Griffin, Republican.

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The 2012 Primary Election will be held on May 8. Polls are open statewide from 6:30 a.m. until 7:30 p.m. Each polling place equipped with at least one ADA-approved Voting Machine for hearing impared voters.

The regular period of Early Voting begins April 25 and continues until May 5. Voting is available Monday through Friday during regular business hours, and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.