Candidate filing, voter registration open for Frankford’s 2018 election

FRANKFORD – Election day in the town of Frankford is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018.

Candidate filing is now open for eligible residents seeking to serve on the town’s five-member governing body.

Town council terms are for two years.

Council seats currently held by Edward “Skip” Ash, Pamela Davis and Marty Presley are up for election.

Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and have resided in the town for at least one full year prior to the election date with no felony conviction. Candidates must also be a qualified voter in the town.

The Feb. 3 election, if needed, will be from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the town hall, located in the former Justice of Peace building at 9 Main Street.

Candidate filing, and voter registration both close on Jan. 10, 2018.

To be eligible to vote, residents must be a United States citizen, 18 years of age or older, and have resided in the town limits no less than 30 days prior to the election. In addition to any state or general election registration, voters must also be registered with the town.

“They have to be a registered voter in the town of Frankford,” said town clerk Cheryl Lynch.

Open town hall hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, except for closures for holidays.

News Editor Glenn Rolfe can be reached at grolfe@newszap.com

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