Democrats challenge Republican candidate Everett’s eligibility

The Franklin County Democratic Party and Franklin County Precinct 3 Commissioner Deryl Carr have formally challenged the eligibility of Republican candidate Stephen Everett. Documents have been presented to the Republican Party County Chairman and a response is expected Oct. 6, the deadline for party officials to make a declaration of ineligibility. See the Oct. 4 edition of the Mount Vernon Optic-Herald for more information.