FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, April 18, 2014
SECRETARY OF STATE HUSTED APPOINTS PHIL A. LONG TO THE MERCER COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS
COLUMBUS –Secretary of State Jon Husted has appointed Phil A. Long as a member of the Mercer County Board of Elections. Mr. Long will complete the unexpired term of Mark Giesige.
State law requires bipartisan representation on each of Ohio’s 88 county boards of elections. Each board is made up of two Republican members and two Democratic members, all of whom must be qualified electors in the counties for which they serve. The Secretary of State makes appointments to boards of elections based on the recommendations of the executive committees of the respective county political parties.
Phil A. Long was recommended by the Mercer County Democratic Party Executive Committee.
For more information, please contact Matt McClellan at (614) 995-2168.