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Open spot on County Board for District 5

Published: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 10:15 p.m. CST

DeKALB – The DeKalb County Board is looking for a Democrat to serve District 5, which covers portions of DeKalb, because a board member is moving out of the district.

Mark Pietrowski Jr., DeKalb County Democratic Chairman, is looking for a Democrat willing to serve out the remainder of Derek Tyson's term, which ends in December 2016.

Tyson is moving out of District 5 and has resigned his position effective May 22, according to a news release.

Stephen Reid, the other County Board member from District 5, and precinct committeeman from the district, will help Pietrowski find and interview possible replacements, the release states.

To apply by June 1, candidates must provide their name, address and the reason they want to serve to Pietrowski at 815-762-2054 or

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