Municipal election fundraising begins this weekend

Published 10:25 pm Friday, August 23, 2019

Candidates for the 2020 municipal elections can begin raising and spending money in the races beginning Sunday.

No candidates have yet announced campaigns, although they can do so at any time.

The beginning of campaign financing begins one year from the date of the election, which will be held on August 25, 2020.

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The municipal elections will include races for mayor and city council in Troy, Brundidge, Goshen and Banks.

Although candidates can begin raising money Sunday and announce campaigns at any time, they can not officially qualify until July 7, 2020.

The current members of the Troy City Council are Robert Jones, District 1; Greg Meeks, District 2; Marcus Paramore, District 3; Stephanie Baker, District 4; and Wanda Moultry, District 5. The mayor is Jason Reeves.

The Brundidge City Council includes Betty Baxter, District 1; Arthur Griffin, District 2; Margaret Ross, District 3; Byron Gaynor, District 4; and Chris Foster, District 5. Isabell Boyd is mayor.

The Goshen City Council includes Mack Barber, Jimmy Bryan, Jared Buchanan and Shaun Richburg. The mayor is Darren Jordan.

The Banks City Council includes Kim Henderson, Donald Smith, Jeff Hollis, Leonardo Brent and Lynn Wilson. The mayor is Lisa Culpepper.