Nine candidates have filed to run for office in Smyrna’s town election on April 25.
Former councilman William Pressley Sr. of Lake Drive West has filed to challenge incumbent Pat Stombaugh for the Smyrna mayor’s seat. Stombaugh, of Raphael Road, is seeking her third term as Smyrna mayor.
Incumbent Councilman Bill Raynor of Lake Drive West is running for re-election to the District 2 seat on Smyrna Town Council. Two challengers have also filed for that seat: Jeffrey Flairty of West South Street and William Spence of Montclair Drive.
Four candidates have filed to run for an at-large seat on town council: Keith Markowitz of Greens Branch Lane, Christopher Mann of Kates Way, Helen Joanne Masten of West South Street, and Luther Wynder Jr. of Sequoia Drive.
Voting for the District 2 seat is limited to residents who reside within the district, which includes the Lake Como area and the developments off of Sunnyside Road.
All voters who live within town limits can vote for the mayor’s seat and the at-large council seat.
The mayor’s seat has a 2-year term. Both council seats are for 3-year terms.
The election will be held April 25 at the Citizens’ Hose Company firehouse at 103 W. Commerce St. Polls will be open from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.