But Maag eventually backed Shannon Jones for the commission seat and was expected to be appointed, but was not, to the senate seat where she faced term limits.
RELATED: Maag pulls petitions to run for county commission
On Feb. 5, Maag filed to run against Grossmann, who filed for re-election on Jan. 31.
RELATED: State senator to run for county commission
Another primary race could come if former Springboro Board of Education President Kelly Kohls files petitions she pulled on Jan. 12 to run for the State Senate seat representing the 7th District.
Incumbent Steve Wilson who was appointed to the seat after Jones was elected to South’s county commission seat, over Maag and others, filed his petitions to run for the senate seat.
Retired banker new senator in Warren County
The filing deadline is 4 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7. The primary is May 8.