Deadline to file for city election is noon on Friday

Published: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 10:04 AM.

The deadline to file to run for election is noon on Friday.

Election filing takes place at the Board of Elections Office in the Craven County Administrative Building at 406 Craven St., in New Bern. The filing period closes at noon on Friday.

Prospective candidates must pay a $5 cash filing fee. Candidates are required to complete a notice of candidacy and organize their committees. They have to be registered to vote and have to live in the district in which they file for office.

The city election is Nov. 5, with voter registration deadline set for Oct. 11.

For more information on election filing, call the Craven County Board of Elections at 636-6610. 

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