The Smithville Municipal Election may have several contenders this summer.
The DeKalb County Election Commission reports that the three incumbent aldermen up for re-election, Shawn Jacobs, Aaron Meeks, and W.J. (Dub) White have already picked up and returned their petitions to become qualified to run while three others, local attorney Gayla Hendrix and businessmen Cordell Walker and Danny Washer have picked up a petition but have not yet turned them back in.
The election commission is accepting qualifying petitions for the city election until noon on Thursday, March 17th. The election is Tuesday, June 21st. The term of each alderman position up for election is for two years, beginning July 1st Meanwhile, the last day to register to vote in the Smithville election is May 23rd.