Candidates seeking office for mayor and city council in Sylacauga, Childersburg, Lincoln, Oak Grove, Waldo and Munford had the previous two weeks to qualify. The city of Talladega held municipal elections last year.
Elections are slated for Aug. 28, with the run-off date set for Oct. 9, if necessary. Newly elected officials take office in November.
The following is a list of candidates who qualified throughout Talladega County.
Mayor: Clara Curtis, Jim Hethcox, Walter Jacobson, Doug Murphree, Bobby Whetstone
Council District 1: Jim Heigl, Joe Hogan, Mike Landers
Council District 2: Shannon Darby, Manuell Smith
Council District 3: Ken Horn, Tom Roberts
Council District 4: Rocky Lucas, Jonathan Hall
Council District 5: Billy Carden, Billy Hay, Bryan Taunton
Mayor: Current Councilmen Bud Kitchin and Chris Watson, Kelly Love and Bill Thompson
Current Mayor Lew Watson is not seeking re-election.
Council Ward 1: Current Councilwoman Sadie Britt and Laura Nelson
Council Ward 2: Current Councilman Billy Pearson, former Riverside Mayor and Councilman Tony Brannon and Angela York
Council Ward 3: Gwen Barber and Jay Watson
Council Ward 4: Current Councilman Kurt Kuykendall and Myles Christian
Council Ward 5: Former Councilwoman Jean Burk
Mayor: B.J. Meeks, Peter Storey
Council Ward A: Martha Little, Jimmy Payne
Council Ward B: Michele Mizzell
Council Ward C: Bonnie Wallace Carter, Charles R. Isbell
Council Ward D: Wayne Gandy, Billy Lester, T. Glenn Stubblefield
Council Ward E: Michael Maxwell, Michael McLain, Charles Reynolds, Ralph R. Rich
Mayor: Councilman David Dabbs, Gary Carter and JoAnn Fambrough
Council Place 3: Tim Lipham, Phil McWilliams and Jeremy Watts
Council Place 2: Carmen Bates, incumbent Councilwoman Kaye O’Conner
Council Place 1: Councilman Shane Turner
Council Place 4: Councilman Lee Garrison
Council Place 5: Councilman Wade Champion
Mayor: Charles R. Merkel
Council Place 1: James C. Armstrong
Council Place 2: Tony A. White
Council Place 3: Sue Rogers
Council Place 4: David A. Harris
Council Place 5: Donald E. Coleman, Charles S. Rogers
Mayor: Susan Crim, Everett Askew, Dale Shaw and Dee Ford
Council: Annie Askew, Brenda Crim and Ronald Williams.
All council seats in Waldo are elected at-large. Once the three candidates who qualified are seated, they will appoint the other two council members.