Day one of the 2018 filing period for political office was busy at the Alexander County Board of Elections Office in Taylorsville on Monday. Among those to file for local office:
There are three seats on the Alexander County Board of Commissioners on the November ballot. None of the three incumbent Republicans filed Monday. Throwing their hat into the ring, Democrat and Republican challengers.
Democrat: Glenn P. Deal jr of Taylorsville
Democrat: Melissa Dawn Benfield of Bethlehem
Republican: Marty Pennell of Taylorsville
Alexander County Sheriff
Incumbent Democrat: Chris Bowman of Taylorsville
Republican: James Darin Bumgarner of Taylorsville
Clerk of Court
Incumbent Danny Dyson of Taylorsville
Register of Deeds
Democrat: Trenna Warren Kistler of Hiddenite
Republican: Scott Hunter Hines of Taylorsville
County Board of Education
Incumbent David Odom of Taylorsville
The filing period will continue through February 28th at noon.