Friday marked the first day of candidate registration in Iredell County.
Several candidates filed into the Iredell County Elections Board office around midday to either seek re-election, or a seat at the table.
No incumbents were among the six who filed Friday for Statesville City Council, while two incumbents on the Mooresville Board of Commissioners and Mooresville Graded School Board also filed for re-election. Mooresville Mayor Miles Atkins filed Friday, seeking another term.
Here's who signed up around noon Friday:
» Tammy Beckham Wyatt, Ward 1
» Mark William Kleinhenz, Ward 1
» James H. Pressly, Ward 4
» Julius Hoke, Ward 4
» Frederick Foster, Ward 6
» James Thomas Neal, Ward 6
» Miles Atkins, Mooresville Mayor
» Bobby Compton, Commissioner at-large
» Eddie Dingler, Ward 1
» Debbie Marsh, Mooresville Graded School District Board of Education
» Kerry S. Pennell, Mooresville Graded School District Board of Education
Town of Love Valley
» Victoria Allison Barker
Town of Troutman
» Matthew Robert Weber
The filing period ends at noon on July 19.
With the exception of Atkins, Compton, Marsh and Pennell in Mooresville, none of the incumbents filed Friday.
The seats up for election this fall and those currently holding those positions are:
City of Statesville – Wards 1, 4 and 6
Ward 1 – Roy C. West Jr.
Ward 4 – Michael Johnson
Ward 6 – Keith Williams
Town of Mooresville – Mayor, Wards 1 and 2 and Commissioner-At-Large seat
Mayor – Miles Atkins
Ward 1 – Eddie Dingler
Ward 2 – Thurman Houston
Commissioner-At-Large – Bobby Compton
Town of Troutman – Mayor and two council seats
Mayor – Teross Young
Town of Harmony – Mayor and four council seats
Mayor- Lee Matney
John Ray Campbell
Julia Reid Clanton
Michael Scott Harris
Town of Love Valley – Mayor and five commissioner seats
Mayor – Anthony Kennedy
Teddy Eugene Davis
Glenn Dennis Turk
Timothy Lee Ward
Town of Davidson – Mayor and five commissioner seats
Mayor – Russell B. Knox
Autumn Rierson Michael
David E. Sitton
Mooresville Graded School District Board – three seats
Roger E. Hyatt
Deborah Ford Marsh
Kerry S. Pennell
Election date for the City of Statesville is Oct. 8 with a runoff, if necessary, on Nov. 5.
Mooresville's primary, if necessary, is Oct. 5 with the election on Nov. 5.
Troutman, Harmony, Love Valley, Davidson and the Mooresville Graded School District Board will all be elected on Nov. 5.