Incumbent added in Henderson election; challenger files in Macon
STORY UPDATED THURSDAY, 9:25 a.m.:
One incumbent name was added in Henderson, one challenger filed in Macon, but otherwise Wednesday was quiet among Tri-County election filings.
Statewide, elections are scheduled this fall throughout North Carolina. The filing period opened last Friday and will last two weeks, until noon on July 19.
In Vance County, the lone filing was from Sara Coffey for the Henderson City Council. Coffey serves in the at-large Ward 1 seat and will be seeking a third term.
Residents in Henderson will also be electing representatives for at-large Ward 2, Ward 3 and Ward 4.
There were no other filings in Vance County, and Granville County elections clerk Victoria Bradsher said nobody filed in her county Wednesday. Warren County's board of elections office reported Thursday morning one filing was made on Wednesday for Macon.
In Kittrell, seats for the mayor and three town commissioners will be on the ballot. In Middleburg, seats for the mayor and three members of the town council are on the ballot.
In Oxford, seats up for election are the mayor and four city commissioners. In Stovall, up for election are the mayor and town commissioners.
In all three Warren County communities, the seats for mayor will be on the ballot. All town commissioners are on the ballot in Norlina and Macon, and three of seven in Warrenton will be in the election.
On Wednesday, Wanda Thompson filed for a town commissioner spot in Macon. She's the first to file in the town.
Questions about filing in Vance County should be directed to the board’s office at (252) 492-3730 or (252) 492-1647. Questions in Granville County should be made by calling (919) 693-2515. The Warren County office number is (252) 257-2114.