Jennifer Jones Galligan, an attorney who resides in the Hill City area, filed a notice of candidacy with the Pickens elections office today to challenge incumbent Byron Long for school board Post 3. Long was unchallenged in the GOP primary. The election will be in the November.
Galligan must first collect signatures that are required for all independent candidates. She will need 830 signatures to make the ballot.
Independents have until tomorrow at noon to file their notices with the local office. Signatures are required by July 8th.