Incumbent Mark Thomas earned the Democratic nomination and Jerry Echemann won the Republican ticket, meaning those two will vie for a Belmont County Commission seat in November.

A.J. Thomas topped John Anthony Casinelli for the November Democratic ticket to grab a seat on the Brooke County Commission. He’ll face Don Perkins in November.

Also in Brooke County, three were winners for seats on the Brooke County Board of Education — Chris Byers, Stacey Hooper, and Ted Pauls.

In Hancock County, Tommy Ogden edged Mark R. Tetrault with 57 percent of the vote in the race for the Republican ticket for a Hancock County commission seat.

He’ll be running against Jeff Davis, who is seeking a fourth straight term.

The Rayland village 4-mill property tax and the Wells Township 1.2 mill property tax proposals failed to pass.