Monday, July 25, 2022

Oconee Elections Board Accepts Petitions, Putting Two Independents On November School Board Ballot

***Votes Set Up Contests With Republican Nominees***

The Oconee County Board of Elections and Registration, over the objection of its Republican Party representative, voted on Monday to accept the petitions of Melissa Eagling and Ryan Repetske to run as Independents for the Board of Education in November.

Director of Elections and Registration Rebecca Anglin said Eagling and Repetske had met the requirement that each get 1,425 signatures of voters on petitions asking that they be placed on the ballot.