The Washington County Democrats have announced that they will hold their convention for the open Board of Supervisors District 5 seat on Wednesday, September 4th. This convention will be held at the home of Robin and Richard Gilmore at 1201 South Iowa Avenue in Washington at 7 p.m.

The Republican and Democratic parties of Washington County will each select a candidate at their respective conventions and Independent candidates must submit petitions to the auditor by September 13th. The special election will be held October 8th for District 5 voters.