|Voters will choose between nine candidates for the City Council and seven candidates for City School Board in the Murfreesboro City Election to be held on April 17.
The deadline to turn in petitions was Thursday at noon.
Those qualifying as candidates for City Council were (in alphabetical order) Danny Brandon, incumbent Chris Bratcher, incumbent Toby Gilley, Bill Jakes, Austin Maxwell, Conner Moss, Eddie Smotherman, Ricky Turner and incumbent Ron Washington.
One potential candidate, Ryan Winn, picked up qualifying petitions but did not turn return them by the deadline.
Those qualifying to run for City School Board were Jared Barrett, William (Andy) Brown, incumbent Butch Campbell, Aaron Hall, Brian Lewis, incumbent Nancy Phillips and Dorene Watson.
Incumbent School Board member Nancy Duggin and Dr. Susan Andrews announced previously they would not seek reelection.
Two individuals, Andy Brunelleand and Geoffrey R. B. Herring, picked up petitions for the School Board election but did not return them by deadline.
Any candidate who wishes to withdraw his or her name from the ballot may do so within seven days.
Voters may choose up to three candidates each for the City Council and City School Board. The top three candidates who receive the most votes will win a four-year term.
Early voting for the April 17 election begins March 28 and continues through April 12. Polling locations have not yet been announced.