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All 5 incumbents have filed to run for re-election in Cornelius; newcomer running in H’ville

July 8. By Dave Yochum. Second-term Commissioner Denis P. Bilodeau has filed to run for re-election to the Cornelius Town Board. He is the fifth incumbent to file to run in the non-partisan November election. Four incumbents filed on Friday afternoon last week.


Former Commissioner Dave Gilroy has said he plans to run again but he has not responded for comment.

Huntersville update

In Huntersville, Patrick Chance Thomas has thrown his hat in the ring for Town Board.

North Meck mayors

So far, Commissioner Melinda Bales is the only person to file to run for mayor of Huntersville.

Likewise, in Cornelius and Davidson, incumbent mayors Woody Washam and Rusty Knox have filed, but none of the three faces an opponent as of 11 am today.

Filing closes July 16 at noon.

All three North Mecklenburg towns have non-partisan elections where candidates’ party affiliation is not listed on the ballot and the political parties generally don’t provide support for the candidates.