The filing deadline for submission of a petition to run for mayor, vice mayor, at-large or district council seat was noon last Thursday. Several candidates who were not previously announced submitted petitions. There were no surprise petitions for those seeking the office of mayor but some previously undeclared candidates for at-large and district council seats submitted petitions.
I will be doing a detailed report on who is running and what I know about all of the candidates with links to their websites and other sources soon. Also I will be announcing more endorsements.
Candidates who have filed petitions have until noon this coming Thursday to withdraw and not have their name appear on the ballot. Probably some will do that. The petitions must still be certified by the Election Commission.
WMC Action News 5: Seven candidates file qualifying petitions for mayor, 26 seek at large seats