Election Watch: Thirteen candidates file paperwork for fall elections
FROM STAFF REPORTS
Thirteen individuals filed the necessary paperwork to run for public office on Friday, the first day of qualifying for this fall's municipal and school board elections.
All three open seats on the Statesville City Council attracted multiple candidates, while positions on governing boards in Mooresville, Troutman and Love Valley and the Mooresville Graded School District also attracted candidates.
The filing period ends at noon on Friday, July 19.
Here's a list of candidates who have filed for the October 8 and November 5 elections:
October 8 Elections
TOWN OF MOORESVILLE
► Mayor: William Miles Atkins
► Commissioner-At-Large: Robert Buford Compton
► Commissioner-Ward 1: Paul Edward Dingler
CITY OF STATESVILLE
► Councilman-Ward 1: Tammy Beckham Wyatt; Mark William Kleinhenz
► Councilman-Ward 4: James Hendrick Pressly; Julius Alexander Hoke
► Councilman-Ward 6: Frederick Fleamon Foster; James Thomas Neal
November 5 Elections
TOWN OF LOVE VALLEY
► Commissioner: Victoria Allison Barker
MOORESVILLE GRADED SCHOOL BOARD
► Board Member: Deborah Lynne Ford Marsh; Kerry Sweeney Pennell
TOWN OF TROUTMAN
► Council: Matthew Robert Weber