The count is in and it's official, David Kearsley is now a candidate for the District Three County Commissioner Seat.
According to the elections office, Kearsely turned in 3,562 signatures. Of those 2,875 were accepted. Kearsley only needed 2,761 to get on the ballot.
The Republican Primary will be held August 12. In March, the democrats nominated Clifton resident Dickie D. Lewis to run in the race.
Current Mesa County Commissioner Janet Rowland is seeking re–election in the race.