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.