The filing period for local offices up for election in 2020 will open on Monday, Dec. 2nd at 12 Noon.
Three seats on the Johnston County Board of Commissioners are up for reelection next year. They include the District 1 seat held by Commissioner Jeff Carver. Carver has announced he would not seek another term. The District 2 seat held by Chairman Ted Godwin is up for reelection. Godwin has not stated publically if he will see another term. And the District 3 seat held by first-term commissioner Larry Wood is up for election to a four year term. Wood has announced he would seek his second term.
Four seats on the Johnston County Board of Education are up for reelection. They include seats held by Teresa Grant, Ronald Johnson, Vice Chair Dr. Peggy Smith, and Chairman Mike Wooten.
The State Senate District 10 seat held by Senator Brent Jackson, Senate District 11 seat held by Rick Horner, and Senate District 12 seat held by Jim Burgin are all up for election to a new two-year term.
The State House District 10 seat held by Rep. John Bell, House District 26 seat held by Rep. Donna White, and House District 28 seat held by Rep. Larry Strickland are also up for election for another two-year term.
One seat is up for election on the Soil and Water District Supervisor. Charles Hill currently holds the position. The election is for a four-year term.
According to the Johnston County Board of Elections, the cost to file for a County Commission seat is $122.14, Board of Education $56.45, NC House $140, and NC Senate $140.
The filing period will remain open until Friday, December 20th at 12 Noon.