Three area townships will have contested elections March 8

Three area townships will have contested elections when voters go to the polls on Tuesday, March 8.

The filing period for township offices ended Tuesday, Jan. 11. Most townships saw only the incumbents file for office, but in New Market, Cedar Lake and Lanesburgh townships, there are two candidates for supervisor. New Market township also has two candidates for treasurer.

Most area townships have one opening for a three-year term as supervisor and one opening for a two-year term as treasurer. Helena Township in Scott County will not have elections March 8.

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