Filing begins in Stanly County races

Published 8:48 am Tuesday, December 5, 2023

(Above) County Commissioner Scott Efird, left, is assisted by Board of Elections employee Andrea Clark while (below) register of deeds Jennie Helms, left, is helped by Board of Elections employee Kimberly Walter on Monday during the first day of candidate filing. Efird filed for commissioners at-large and Helms, who was recently appointed register of deeds, is seeking her first election to the office. Also filing Monday were county commissioner Peter Asciutto for District 5 and school board member Glenda Gibson for Board of Education District 3. Filing continues until noon Dec. 15. (Photos by CHARLES CURCIO/staff)