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LOOKING AHEAD: LOCAL ELECTIONS

This is the first in an occasional series examining what to expect in 2014, from government to courts to schools.

 

GREENFIELD — With nearly 70 seats up for grabs, 2014 promises to be a busy year for elections in Hancock County.

And with a brand new way of voting in the county – vote centers – candidates and election workers alike are already busy preparing for the new year.

While the upcoming election cycle won’t bring the hype a presidential election always does, there are state, county, township and school board seats on the ballot that could bring plenty of interest locally.

Here in Hancock County where the Republican Party dominates local politics, the May 6 primary election will be hopping. So far, there are at least three contested county races, and candidates have already been holding fundraisers and spreading the word about their plans for the future.

“I think after the first of the year, we’ll see that get a lot more active,” said Janice Silvey, chairwoman for the Hancock County Republican Party.

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