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Supervisor to Face 2 Challengers in Aug. 7 Primary

Tuesday deadline reveals a total of 23 candidates will be running for spots in Town Hall.

The Aug. 7 primary picture became clearer Tuesday night, as the final unofficial list of candidates who will be running for and other positions was published.

A total of 23 candidates will be pushing for spots in Town Hall. Every incumbent on the township board again seeks a spot on the board, including all three full-time elected officials. Each position is a four-year term.

Candidates' school positions will file to appear on the general election ballot later this year. Judicial candidates had to meet a May 1 filing deadline. Candidates may also pursue running independent by collecting qualifying signatures or campaigning for write-in votes.

Local candidates include:

Supervisor

  • Michele Economou Ureste (Democrat, incumbent)
  • Jonathan Warshay (Democrat)
  • Robert Egren (Democrat)

Clerk

  • Cathy Shaughnessy (Democrat, incumbent)
  • Neha Patel (Democrat)

Treasurer 

  • Teri Adelberg Weingarden (Democrat, incumbent)
  • Gene Farber (Democrat)
  • Gary Morof (Democrat)

Board Trustee (not more than four)

  • Larry Brown (Democrat, incumbent)
  • Steven Kaplan (Democrat, incumbent)
  • Howard Rosenberg (Democrat, incumbent)
  • Joe Green (Republican)
  • Tom Pustelak (Republican)
  • Hartley Harris (Democrat)
  • Jeremy Kaplan (Democrat)
  • Gerald J. Sukenic (Democrat)
  • Diane Rosenfeld Swimmer (Democrat)
  • Al Zara (Democrat)

Parks and Recreation Commission (not more than seven)

  • Carol Hack (incumbent, Democrat)
  • Mervin Aronoff (incumbent, Democrat)
  • Margie Fiszman-Kirsch (Democrat)
  • Marc E. Jeffries (Democrat)
  • Sheryl L. Mitchell (Democrat)

Library board  (not more than six, nonpartisan)

  • Dennis Allgeier
  • Arlene Bordman (incumbent)
  • Judith Holtz (incumbent)
  • Carol A. Kravetz (incumbent)
  • Ken Macon (incumbent)
  • Thomas Meyer (incumbent)
  • Wendy B. Osthaus (incumbent)

For more information including state- and county-wide candidates and proposals, visit oakgov.com.

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