Few candidates sign up so far in upcoming local races
The filing period for the May 6 local elections ends next Friday for the city of Graham, Graham Regional Medical Center, Baylor County Special Utility District and Graham Independent School District.
Candidates must file with each entity separately and that entity will keep the list of candidates. The deadline to file for all four local elections is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17.
The seats up for election on the city of Graham city council are Places 3 and 4, which are currently held by Kyle Peavy and Lee Boyd, respectively. Both Peavy and Lee filed for re-election, and as of press time Tuesday were the only filed candidates.
Three seats up for election on the Graham Regional Medical Center hospital board are currently held by Wyatt Pettus, Michael Carmichael and Susie Graham. All three filed for re-election and as of press time Tuesday were the only filed candidates.
Places 6 and 7 are up for election in the GISD school board vote, spots currently held by Jay Tillotson and Meredith Lucas, respectively.
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