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Port City Daily file photo.
Port City Daily file photo.

Candidate filing for this November’s municipal elections begins at 8 a.m. today.

In New Hanover County, open seats include Wilmington’s mayor, three seats on Wilmington City Council, mayor of Carolina Beach, two seats on Carolina Beach Town Council, mayor of Kure Beach, two seats on Kure Beach Town Council, mayor of Wrightsville Beach and two seats on the Wrightsville Beach Board of Aldermen.

In Brunswick County, seats are open in all of  the county’s municipalities, as well as a water and sewer authority, sanitary district and Dosher Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees. Click here to see the full list of seats that are up for election.

The filing period continues until noon Friday, July 17.

Click here for more information for filing for office in New Hanover County, and here for Brunswick County.