The mayoral race in Algonquin Highlands now has a candidate.

Carol Moffatt, the current mayor, announced today that she has filed her nomination papers. If re-elected, this will be her third term as mayor. Currently, she is running uncontested for the position. Anyone planning on running against the incumbent mayor has until July 27th to submit their nomination papers.

Taking a look around the area, a few other people have filed their mayoral nomination papers.  Those include Dave Burton who is running in Highlands East, Murray Fearrey and Andrea Roberts who are running against each other in Dysart Et Al, and Brent Devolin in Minden Hills.

Campaigning for the municipal elections has begun and voting happens on October 22nd.