3 file candidacy petitions

LISBON – Three more people have filed candidacy petitions recently with the Columbiana County Board of Elections:

– Mike Bahen, running for Liverpool Township trustee. Township and school board candidates run as non-partisans.

– John J. Conrad, running for Salem city treasurer as an independent.

– Lawrence Applegate, running as an independent for East Liverpool city council at-large.

In related news, board Director Adam Booth reported that Tuesday was the first day for early, or absentee voting in the run-up to the May 7 primary election. April 8 is the deadline for anyone wanting to register to vote or change their address prior to the primary election.