Eight candidates are vying for three seats on the Newcomerstown Exempted Village Board of Education come this Tuesday, Nov. 5 general election.

Those eight candidates had their petitions approved by the Tuscarawas County Board of Elections.

The candidates include: Leah Christine Penland-McMillan, Vince Nay, Chad Neighbor, Debra D. Perkins, Kenneth R. Shaw Jr., Mark Wolff, Arlene Mayhew, Shirley A. Osler.

Other candidates for office this November include:

• Newcomerstown Village Council (four to be elected) -- J. Earl McCormick (D), Travis Pollock (D), Heather M. Stein-Wells (D), Jim Trzop (I).

• Newcomerstown Board of Public Affairs (one to be elected) -- No candidates filed.

• Gnadenhutten Village Council (four to be elected) -- John O. Heil, David A. Frey, Clifford D. Bolon.

• Port Washington Village Council (four to be elected) -- Melody Lynn Alexander, John J. Bourne, John E. Little, Lori Goettge, Allen C. Wilson.

• Stone Creek Village Council (four to be elected) -- No candidates filed.

• Clay Township Trustee (two to be elected) -- Ruby Kinsey, Karl Kohler.

• Clay Township Fiscal Officer (unexpired term) -- Ryan J. Haney.

• Jefferson Township Trustee (two to be elected) --Scott P. Swaldo, Perry E. Beavers, Leon M. Yoder.

• Oxford Township Trustee (two to be elected) -- Jay Winkler, James R. McDonnell, Jim Carr.

• Perry Township Trustee (two to be elected) -- Richard Vernon Gardner, John Gray, Jay G. Overholt, Timothy Feldhake.

• Salem Township Trustee (two to be elected) -- Donald J. Meek, Ray M. Stocker.

• Washington Township Trustee (two to be elected) -- Tom Hursey, Micah Hagan, Tim Kendle, James Clarke.

• Indian Valley Local School District (three to be elected) -- Francis Picchetti, Larry A. Holmes, Kathy A. Roth.

In terms of local issues, the ballot will include:

• Buckeye Joint Vocational School -- renewal tax levy for improving school building facilities together with all necessary appurtenances and providing equipment, furniture, furnishing and site improvements therefore, and providing for the current expenses of the school district. The levy is for 1-mill for five years and commences in 2014, first due in calendar year 2015.

• Indian Valley Local School District -- renewal tax levy for current expenses for 5-mills, 5-years, commencing in 2014 and first due in calendar year 2015.

The polls will be open Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.