Although elections officials reported fewer filings this week, some Orange and Chatham residents managed to make it through the snow to sign up for local, state and national offices.
Anyone interested in launching a campaign this year has until noon Feb. 28 to file with the Orange County Board of Elections, 208 S. Cameron St. in Hillsborough. More information is available at bit.ly/1neELTM.
The primary election will be held May 6. The candidates, as of 5 p.m. Friday, are:
Chatham County voters also will fill some seats, including on the Chatham County Board of Commissioners and the Chatham County School Board.
More information about Chatham County races is available at bit.ly/1iT9zca.
Candidates filing as of 5 p.m. Friday include: