The three-day filing period for municipal elections to be held April 2 ended Wednesday at the Bryan County Election Board Office.
In Durant, council seats are up for Wards 1 and 2. Jerry Tomlinson who currently serves as mayor for Ward 1, did not have an opponent. Two candidates filed for Ward 2, Thomas Marcum and Stewart Hoffman. Marcum is the incumbent who also serves as vice mayor. These are four-year terms and anyone in the city may vote, regardless of the ward the voter lives in.
In Calera, three candidates, James E. Eaton, Eric Pyle and David Westbrook, have filed for four-year terms to the board of trustees. Voters will choose two out of the three candidates. Eaton and Westbrook are incumbents.
Michael Hearon filed for a two-year unexpired term to the board. Incumbent Treasurer Deborah C. Townsend did not draw an opponent.
Candidates have also filed in the following towns:
Two board of trustees, four-year terms, Bradley Barkley, Billie J. Hughes, Lynn A. Chambers, Patrick Shannon Bulley and Donald L. Rucker. Beverly Rucker filed for a four-year term as clerk/treasurer.
Two board members for four-year terms, Nancy Allen and Barbara Robbins. Nikki Durbin filed for a two-year unexpired term.
Voters will vote for three members of the board of trustees to serve four-year terms: Keith Whittington, Rozell Tidwell, Jimmie W. Long, Johnny Ashby, Jeff Mays, Ellen Haislip and Cathey Wingo Keirsey. Kim L. McGovern and Patricia Mays filed for a two-year unexpired term.
Voters will choose two candidates for a four-year term. Gary Wayne Runt Boehme, Lindal White, Juan D. Flores and Marty Hider filed for the offices.
Virginia Parrish was the only one to file for a four-year term in Ward 2. Roxanne Reed was the only candidate to seek a four-year term in Ward 4.