Day 3 of Candidate Filing

The third day of Candidate Filing Week shows interest in school board races as now 54 candidates have declared for 48 positions up for election this fall.

In the Shelton School District, Cheryl Williams is challenging Sandy Tarzwell for Director District No. 1.

For the North Mason School Board, incumbent Art Wightman is being challenged by Rich Miller for Director District No. 1.

Six people have filed for three seats on the Southside School Board:
Don Robbins and John E. Johnson have filed for Director Position No. 1.
Brandon Homan and Laurie Cox have filed for Director Position No. 2.
Don Pogreba and Eugenie (Gigi) Olsen have filed for Director Position No. 4.

Other filings from Wednesday:

Daylene Wilkie-Dunham filed for Grapeview School Board Director Position No. 4.

Mike Bateman filed for Mary M. Knight School Board Director Position No. 1.

Deb Peterson filed for Hood Canal School Board Director District No. 3.

Michael Murray filed for Fire District 18 Commissioner Position No. 3.

If you are interested in filing for this fall’s election, you have until 4 PM Friday to do so.

Position up for election that have not yet drawn a candidate include:
Shelton City Council Member No. 2 (seat currently held by Kathy McDowell)
Shelton School Board Director District No. 2 (currently held by Dan Cooling)
North Mason School Board Director District No. 4 (currently held by John Campbell)
Pioneer School Board Director District No. 2 (currenlty vacant)
Pioneer School Board Director District No. 4 (currently held by Tany Hamel)
Fire District 11 Commissioner Position No. 2 (currently held by David Brotche)
Fire District 16 Commissioner Position No. 4 (currently held by Irvin A. (Al) Leister)
Belfair Water District Commissioner Poistion No. 2 (currently held by Jill Satran-Loudin)
All three seats on the Cemetery District 1 Commissioner (Linnie Griffin and Ken VanBuskirk currently hold two of the seats)

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