BLAIR – If you’re planning to run for public office , whether you’re non-partisan, Democrat or Republican, you will need to register with the county clerk’s office before 5pm today – and if you want to be a delegate to the Washington County Republican Convention, you need to register today as well, according to Washington County Republican Chair John Orr. He says it does not cost anything, just fill out the form at the county clerk’s office. Washington County Clerk Merry Truhlsen will keep the office open until 5pm today. Again the deadline to register for public office or to be a delegate to the Republican convention is today at 5pm. More details online at The WCRP dot com.