County Lists Open Seats for 2021 May Primaries

NORRISTOWN PA – Monday (March 16, 2021) was the last day on which objections to 2021 primary election nominating petitions (at top) could be filed, the Montgomery County Voter Services Department reported, so prospective candidates who hope to run for local offices likely will soon know if they’ve officially made the ballot.

March 24 (Wednesday) is the last day for withdrawal by candidates who filed nomination petitions, the department added.

The unofficial list of available seats in the primary election, scheduled for May 18 (Tuesday), is a lengthy one. It includes

In the Greater Pottstown Area:

  • Boyertown Area School District, four-year terms each for school directors in Regions 1 and 2;
  • Pottsgrove School District, four-year terms each for four directors’ seats;
  • Pottstown School District, four-year terms each for four directors’ seats;
  • Spring-Ford Area School District, four-year terms each for one director in Region 1, one director in Region 2, and two directors in Region 3;
  • Douglass (Montgomery) Township, a six-year term for one supervisor, a six-year term for auditor, a six-year term for constable, and a four-year term for tax collector;
  • Limerick Township, six-year terms each for two supervisors, a six-year term for auditor, a six-year term for constable, and a four-year term for tax collector;
  • Lower Pottsgrove Township, four-year terms each for two commissioners’ seats, a six-year term for constable, and a four-year term for tax collector;
  • New Hanover Township, a six-year term for one supervisor, a six-year term for auditor, a six-year term for constable, and a four-year term for tax collector;
  • Pottstown Borough, four-year terms each for council members in Wards 3, 5, and 7 respectively; a four-year term for mayor, a four-year term for tax collector, and six-year terms for constables in Wards 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7, respectively;
  • Royersford Borough, four-year terms each for four council members, two-year terms each for two council members, a four-year term for mayor, a four-year term for tax collector, and a six-year term for constable;
  • Upper Pottsgrove Township, four-year terms each for three commissioners, a four-yer term for tax collector, and a six-year term for constable; and
  • West Pottsgrove Township, four-year terms each for three commissioners, a four-year term for tax collector, and six-year terms each for two constables.

In the Perkiomen Valley:

  • Perkiomen Valley School District, four-year terms each for four directors’ seats;
  • Collegeville Borough, four-year terms each for four council members, a four-year term for mayor, a four-year term for tax collector, and a six-year term for constable;
  • Lower Frederick Township, a six-year term for one supervisor, a six-year term for auditor, a six-year term for constable, and a four-year term for tax collector;
  • Lower Salford Township, a six-year term for one supervisor, a six-year term for auditor, a six-year term for constable, and a four-year term for tax collector;
  • Perkiomen Township, six-year terms each for two supervisors, a six-year term for auditor, a six-year term for constable, and a four-year term for tax collector;
  • Salford Township, a six-year term for one supervisor, a six-year term for auditor, a six-year term for constable, and a four-year term for tax collector;
  • Schwenksville Borough, four-year terms each for two council members, a four-year term for mayor, a four-year term for tax collector, a six-year term for constable, a two-year term for one auditor, a four-year term for one auditor, and a six-year term for one auditor;
  • Skippack Township, a six-year term for one supervisor, a four-year term for tax collector, a two-year term for one auditor, a six-year term for one auditor, and a six-year term for constable;
  • Trappe Borough, four-year terms each for four council members, a two-year term for one council member, a four-year term for mayor, a four-year term for tax collector, and a six-year term for constable;
  • Upper Frederick Township, a six-year term for one supervisor, a four-year term for tax collector, a six-year term for one auditor, and a six-year term for constable;
  • Upper Providence Township, six-year terms each for two supervisors, a four-year term for tax collector, a six-year term for auditor, and a six-year term for constable; and
  • Upper Salford Township, a six-year term for one supervisor, a four-year term for tax collector, a six-year term for auditor, and a six-year term for constable.

In the Upper Perkiomen Valley:

  • Upper Perkiomen School District, four-year terms each for four directors’ seats;
  • East Greenville Borough, four-year terms each for four council seats, a four-year term for mayor, a four-year term for tax collector, and a six-year term for constable;
  • Green Lane Borough, four-year terms each for two council seats, a four-year term for mayor, a four-year term for tax collector, and a six-year term for constable; and
  • In Pennsburg Borough, four-year terms each for four council seats, a four-year term for mayor, a four-year term for tax collector, and a six-year term for constable.

Photo by the U.S. Army, used within the public domain