No contested races in Bryson City

The mayor of Bryson City and two aldermen seats are up for election this year but all three seats will be uncontested.

Two launch write-in campaigns for Sylva board

With early voting already underway and the Nov. 5 election just around the corner, two Sylva residents have declared their intention to run as write-in candidates for a seat on the town commission. 

No contest in Bryson City race

The Bryson City Board of Aldermen race had little interest this year with only three candidates signing up to run and none of them contested. 

Contests in Haywood are few, but important

The races for this fall’s municipal elections are set, and depending on where you live, things could get interesting. 

Six sign up to run for Sylva commissioner

Unless someone else signs up to run for Mayor of Forest Hills by noon on Friday, July 26, the Sylva Board of Commissioners will be the only contested race in Jackson County this year. 

Full slate of candidates in Franklin

Now that the sign-up period is over, there’s a full slate of candidates running for seats on the Franklin Town Council. 

More candidates needed in Webster and Forest Hills

With just three days to go before election filing closes, there is still a dearth of candidates for open seats on the Webster Town Council and Village of Forest Hills Council.

Haywood candidates slow to sign up

With the deadline to file for municipal office fast approaching — noon on July 19 —Haywood County voters may end up with few competitive races, and even fewer candidates. 

Candidates sign up for Franklin race

Only two candidates have signed up to run for four open seats in the Franklin Town Council as of Tuesday afternoon. 

Few surprises on first day of candidate filing

Incumbents wasted little time in declaring their intentions to defend their seats after municipal candidate filing opened at noon today, but there are already two incumbents hoping to move up in the ranks, if their campaigns are successful.

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