District Judge William E. Seger, of Windber, has announced that he intends to seek another term in office.

“It has been an honor to serve the citizens in my jurisdiction for the past five years,” Seger said in a press release issued Friday. “I will continue to be a fair and impartial district judge and decide every case before me based upon on its merits.”

Seger is the incumbent district judge of District Court 16-3-02, which has jurisdiction over the boroughs of Benson, Central City, Hooversville, Paint and Windber and the townships of Ogle, Paint and Shade, according to Somerset County’s website. He will seek both parties’ nominations in the May 21 primary election.

Seger, 58, is a 1979 graduate of Windber Area High School and holds degrees from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Duquesne University School of Law. 

He and his wife, Barbara, live in Windber. They have one son.

In the community, Seger officiates PIAA football games and serves as vice president of both the Windber Public Library and the Somerset County Federated Library System.

Mark Pesto is a reporter for The Tribune-Democrat. Follow him on Twitter at @MarkPesto.

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