Candidate filing slows for local elections

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Candidate filings for Statesville Mayor and City Council have plateaued following heavy interest early on.

      1. 2017-07-17Election

As of late Friday morning, nine people were filed to run for two at-large seats on the council. Three are filed to run for Mayor and each City Council ward has two candidates with the exception of ward two where Jap Johnson is presently the only candidate.

In Mooresville, four people are filed to run for an at-large commissioner seat. Danny Beaver is running unopposed in ward 3. No one has filed to run for Mayor in Love Valley.

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