Incumbents file for re-election – Rocky Mount Telegram

The Watch Dog response: Wow interesting who are running for the town of Tarboro mayoral race, the appointee will have a challenger and also the seat that the late Taro Knight held. The appointee will have to run against 2 more candidates. In the town of Princeville the current mayor has opposition. The filing period is still open so therefore there may be more to file.

Several Twin Counties candidates, mostly incumbents, have filed to run for municipal elections this fall.

It’s been a mixed bag so far: Busy in Edgecombe County and slow in Nash County, according to Jerry Spruell and John Kearney, the elections directors for those respective counties.

“I think the filing has been very active so far for the first week,” Spruell said. “I do expect more filings within the last six days.” (Read more)