Qualifying for the special election to fill the vacated tax commissioner’s seat will be held Aug. 4-6.
Louise Watson retired from the post effective May 31 after 25 years in office. An election to fill the remaining two years of her term will be held Nov. 4.
The fee to qualify is $1,491.65. Qualifying opens at the board of elections office at the county government complex at 9 a.m., Monday, Aug. 4, and concludes Wednesday, Aug. 6, at 4 p.m.
All persons who are not registered to vote and wish to cast a ballot in the special election have through the close of business Oct. 6. Early voting will be held Oct. 28 through Oct. 31 at the elections office. If necessary, a runoff will be held Dec. 2.