Additional candidates have joined the race for the Wards 1 and 4 seats in Statesville.
Chris Lamberth filed for Statesville Ward 1 on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Kyle Houston filed to join Julius Hoke and James Pressly in a bid to represent Ward 4. Also on Tuesday, Scottie Harris filed for the Town of Harmony Town Council.
On Monday, Mooresville Graded School District Chairman Roger Hyatt filed for one of the three seats on the board, joining incumbents Debbie Marsh and Kerry Pennell in seeking re-election. Marsh and Pennell filed Friday, the opening day of filing for the Nov. 5 election.
Commissioner Thurman Houston also filled out his paperwork on Monday and seeks to retain his Ward 2 seat on the board, joining Mooresville Mayor Miles Atkins and Commissioners Bobby Compton and Eddie Dingler in campaigning for re-election. The seats up for grabs in Mooresville are Wards 1 and 2 and Commissioner-At-Large. Dingler represents Ward 1 while Compton is the Commissioner-At-Large.
Those who have filed since the opening day Friday are:
» Matthew Robert Weber
» Victoria Allison Barker
» Tammy Beckham Wyatt, Ward 1
» Mark William Kleinhenz, Ward 1
» Christopher Darryl Lamberth, Ward 1
» James Hendrick Pressly, Ward 4
» Julius Alexander Hoke, Ward 4
» Kyle Lang Houston , Ward 4
» Frederick Foster, Ward 6
» James Thomas Neal, Ward 6
The filing period ends at noon on July 19.
The seats up for election this fall and those currently holding those seats are:
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
Mooresville Graded School District Board – three seats
Roger E. Hyatt
Deborah Ford Marsh
Kerry S. Pennell
Town of Troutman – Mayor and two council seats
Mayor – Teross Young
Town of Davidson – Mayor and five commissioner seats
Mayor – Russell B. Knox
Autumn Rierson Michael
David E. Sitton
City of Statesville – Wards 1, 4 and 6
Ward 1 – Roy C. West Jr.
Ward 4 – Michael Johnson
Ward 6 – Keith Williams
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
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.