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NEWS
September 14, 2007
The League of Women Voters of Washington County has about 50 members, male and female, of all political parties or no political party. Some belong to the organization although they live outside the county. The president is Fanny Crawford. Monda Sagalkin is co-president. These days, the League of Women Voters is particularly interested in housing issues and has been active in the issue of charter home rule for the county. The group also has been active in boosting voter registration here.
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NEWS
September 14, 2007
Where to register Voter registration forms may be found at several locations: · The Washington County Board of Elections office, 35 W. Washington St., Room 101, Hagerstown. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. · Any post office, town hall, public library, high school, state agency, Motor Vehicle Administration or military recruitment office. Deadline to register There is no general election in 2007. The deadline to register for the Feb. 12, 2008, primary is Jan. 22, 2008.
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by WANDA T. WILLIAMS | September 19, 2004
wandaw@herald-mail.com TRISTATE - With voter registration deadlines approaching, Tri-State election officials are busy processing absentee ballots, training poll workers and making sure that voting machines are working properly in time for the Nov. 2 general election. In Franklin County, Pa., election registrar Jennie Aines said her office is preparing to mail out military absentee applications by Monday. "Once we mail them out, they (military personnel) have to vote and return the ballot by the Oct. 29 deadline," Aines said.
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By JULIE E. GREENE | November 13, 2000
Sharpsburg candidate has criminal record SHARPSBURG - Washington County election officials have launched an investigation into the eligibility of a Sharpsburg Town Council candidate after it was learned the candidate has a criminal history. continued In Sharpsburg, candidates must be legally registered voters to run for public office, Town Attorney Charles Wagaman said. Jeffrey Irvin Sheffler registered to vote at the Washington County Board of Elections on Sept.
NEWS
February 25, 2001
Voter address changes submitted By BOB PARTLOW / Staff Writer, Martinsburg MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - Berkeley County, W.Va., election officials are being swamped with voter registration address changes due to the conversion of street and road addresses throughout the county, a county official said. "It's a lot of extra work. We've had to pull a couple of extra deputy clerks over here to help out," said County Clerk John Small. As part of an effort to make addresses easier to find by emergency personnel such as fire, police and ambulance, the county has been changing many road names and addresses.
NEWS
By JAMIE SHEKELS | August 12, 2010
o Read more Jamie Shekels columns at washingtoncountyliving.com Motorcycle ride Big Brothers Big Sisters will hold a Biking Big For Littles Motorcycle Ride and Raffle on Saturday, Sept. 11, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Municipal Stadium, 274 E. Memorial Blvd. in Hagerstown. The event is co-sponsored by the Hagerstown Suns. It will include a motorcycle ride, lunch, entertainment and the chance to win prizes. Tickets cost $20 per person. Entertainment will be provided by Staff Infection and a local bluegrass band.
NEWS
by PEPPER BALLARD | March 1, 2006
HAGERSTOWN - A man who ran for mayor of Hagerstown under a false name in the primary election in March 2005 has been charged through a criminal summons with misrepresenting his voter registration and voting under a false name, Hagerstown Police Department Sgt. Paul Kifer said Tuesday. Roger Dean Weber, aka Charlie Baker, was arrested Feb. 15 on a Washington County Circuit Court bench warrant - charging him with failing to appear for a court hearing in October 2005 - and was charged through a criminal summons with the voter law violations, Kifer said.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | waynesboro@herald-mail.com | November 4, 2012
The Obama and Romney campaigns turned their attention to Pennsylvania and its 20 electoral votes this weekend as polls showed the president holding only a slight lead in the state coming into Tuesday's election. In Franklin County, Pa., registered Republican voters outnumber Democrats nearly 2-to-1. Still, county political watchers say turnout will be key when polls are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Voter turnout was 72 percent in Franklin County in November 2008, according to published reports.
NEWS
November 5, 2012
Polls in Franklin County are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. In West Virginia, polls open Tuesday at 6:30 a.m. and close at 7:30 p.m. People can still vote if they are in line at a polling location by closing time, according to the Secretary of State's office. On Monday, Franklin County's elections board and voter registration office got a number of calls from people checking their registration status and polling place information. Byers said other calls came from emergency responders deployed to New York and New Jersey for the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
NEWS
By DON AINES | July 9, 2008
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A Chambersburg woman who was issued three different driver's licenses under three different names waived her preliminary hearing Tuesday in Franklin County Central Court on three counts each of tampering with public records and tampering with public records or identification. Marta N. Perez, whose age is listed as between 49 years old and 57 years old, of 143 Greenmeadow Lane, was scheduled for mandatory arraignment on the charges Aug. 20. Pennsylvania State Police said Perez came to their attention after a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation facial recognition computer linked her to three separate driver's licenses, which also had different Social Security numbers.
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