2021 Municipal Filings Update | Beaufort County Now | At the close of the extended filing period on Friday, July 23rd for the Town of Aurora Commissioner seat, no candidate filed to run for that seat.

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Press Release:

    At the close of the extended filing period on Friday, July 23rd for the Town of Aurora Commissioner seat, no candidate filed to run for that seat. Therefore, a write-in candidate will secure the seat in November.

    Also, today at Noon begins the filing period for the Town of Belhaven. NCGS § 163-294.2 states "In the year following a federal decennial census, candidates seeking municipal office in any city which elects members of its governing board on a district basis, or requires that candidates reside in a district in order to run, shall file their notices of candidacy with the board of elections no earlier than 12:00 noon on the fourth Monday in July and no later than 12:00 noon on the second Friday in August preceding the election".

    Filing will begin for the Town of Belhaven at noon on Monday, July 26th and will end at noon on Friday, August 13th.

    Do not hesitate to contact our office with any questions you may have.


  • Anita Bullock Branch
  • Deputy Director
  • Beaufort County Board of Elections
  • 1308 Highland Drive, Suite 104 / PO Box 1016
  • Washington, NC 27889
  • Ph: 252.946.2321
  • Fax: 252.974.2962

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