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Lucama, Black Creek garner commissioner candidates

Posted 7/15/19

Two political newcomers and one incumbent filed for the November municipal elections on Tuesday.

There are 28 seats in seven Wilson County towns up for grabs in the Nov. 5 general election. Filing …

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Lucama, Black Creek garner commissioner candidates

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Two political newcomers and one incumbent filed for the November municipal elections on Tuesday.

There are 28 seats in seven Wilson County towns up for grabs in the Nov. 5 general election. Filing continues until noon Friday at the Wilson County Board of Elections.

LUCAMA

Helen Torres and Julia Mason both submitted their paperwork in hopes of being elected to the Lucama Board of Commissioners. Peggy Lamm, who was appointed to replace Annette Flowers in May, filed to retain her seat on Monday.

There are two town commission seats up for election, including Leo Bass’ seat, but the incumbent has not yet filed for re-election.

BLACK CREEK

Commissioner Lisa Skinner threw her hat in the ring Tuesday to be re-elected in the town of Black Creek.

In the last week, four incumbents and one other newcomer filed for the five town commissioner seats available. Mayor Ralph Smith Jr. also submitted paperwork to seek re-election.

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