The race for three seats on the Iredell County Board of Commissioners is now up to five candidates.
Melissa Neader is the latest to file for county commissioner, joining incumbent Gene Houpe and challengers Raymond Burnette, Scottie Brown and Ryan Pegarsch.
Filing for the 2020 elections opened Monday at noon and will close at noon Dec. 20.
Vickie Sawyer is seeking re-election to her N.C. Senate seat and Grey Mills is the only candidate to file thus far for the N.C. House District 95 seat that is currently held by John Fraley. Fraley announced he is not seeking reelection.
Three Iredell-Statesville Schools Board of Education seats are open in the 2020 election. Those seats are Districts 2, 4 and 6.
Bill Howell, an incumbent, is seeking re-election to his District 2 seat and Doug Knight filed to represent District 4.
Judgeships for both District and Superior Court are on the ballot in 2020.
Lynn Gullett, one of two judges representing the 22A Judicial District, which is comprised of Iredell and Alexander counties, has filed, seeking another term.
On the District Court level, incumbents Dale Graham and Ed Hedrick will be on the ballot, as will Susan Ervin and Adam Hilton.
Incumbent District Attorney Sarah Kirkman also filed earlier this week.
There are several state and federal races, including president, on the ballot for 2020. A complete list of candidates can be found at www.co.iredell.nc.us on the Board of Elections page.