Three people are campaigning to finish out the Carrboro Board of Alderman term of now Mayor Lydia Lavelle.
Talal Asad, Bethany Chaney and Theresa Watson are in the race to complete the term though 2015, campaigning on several issues facing the town including affordable housing, transparency of local government and community engagement.
The filing period for the May primary election has closed, with the sheriff’s race being the most crowded field. Six Democrats are vying for the position.
Larry D. Faucette, Buddy Parker, Andy Cagle, Keith Webster, David Caldwell Jr. and Charles Blackwood all are hoping to replace longtime Sheriff Lindy Pendergrass.
Planning board chair Bethany Chaney will run for the Carrboro Board of Alderman seat left vacant by Mayor Lydia Lavelle in a special election May 6.
In a press release last week, Chaney announced her run for former Alderman Lavelle’s seat, noting her time as a public servant among the assets she would bring to the board.