Deadline nears for Lorain County Fair board candidates

Staff Report

Elections for the Lorain County Fair board of directors will be held during this year’s fair from 1-7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21.

Anyone who wants to run for the board must be at least 21 years old, a resident of Lorain County, a current member of the Lorain County Agricultural Society, provide a copy of their driver’s license or other acceptable form of identification, and submit to a Bureau of Criminal Investigation and FBI criminal background check within 120 days prior to the election.

To be a member of the Lorain County Agricultural Society, you must purchase a membership pass.

Candidates can purchase a membership pass for $25 and pick up a petition from the fair secretary’s office on the fairgrounds during regular office hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

The petition must be signed by 10 other Society members and turned into the secretary’s office by noon on Monday, Aug. 14.

Seven positions with three-year terms are open. There is also one position with a two-year term.

For more information, call fair secretary Charisse Nikel at 440-647-2781.

Staff Report