The first filed petition has been filed in the Lake County Commission race.
Adam Leighton filed a Republican petition for Lake County Commissioner with the county Auditor’s Office Wednesday. Leighton is one of three sitting commissioners whose seats are up for election this year.
Other Lake County officials who have submitted nominating petitions for re-election to their positions include treasurer Deb Walburg, and States Attorney Wendy Kloeppner (Klep ner) both of whom have filed as Republicans.
Commissioners and all other county officials up for election this year will serve four-year terms.
March 29th is the deadline for June primary candidates to file their nominating petitions.