Filing open for City Council special election

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From staff reports

Filing has opened for candidates interested in running in the March 2 special election to fill the unexpired City Council term of Stephen Murray, who is the new mayor of Beaufort.

The deadline to file is noon Friday, Jan. 15. The filing fee is $150.

Filing packets, including the Statement of Candidacy and Statement of Economic Interest, can be downloaded at or picked up picked up from the City Clerk’s office on the second floor at Beaufort City Hall.

The new City Council member will take office on Tuesday, March 9. Other election details can be found at

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