Betras sworn in to board of elections post

Betras sworn in to board of elections post

YOUNGSTOWN

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted swore-in Mahoning County Democratic Party Chairman David Betras as a member of the county board of elections.

Betras took the oath of office Monday in Columbus.

Also, Husted approved the reappointment of former county Republican Party Chairman Clarence Smith to the elections board. County court Judge Joseph Houser will swear-in Smith next Monday.

Smith has served since 1998 while this is the first appointment to the board for Betras. Both are four-year terms.

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