New candidates have filed for local elected office.
Late Wednesday, Danielle Pratt turned in her paperwork to run for Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly. She joins Austin Otos and Dan Bockhorst on the ballot for two open assembly seats.
Those two seats currently are held by Stephen Bradford and Felix Wong.
And on Thursday, Sam Bergeron filed to run for one of two open seats on the Ketchikan City Council. Those are currently held by Janalee Gage and Bob Sivertsen. Gage has filed for re-election; Sivertsen is running to be the new city mayor.
Incumbent mayor Lew Williams III is not running for re-election.
And for Ketchikan School Board, Lana Boler filed to run for her seat. She was appointed to fill a vacancy earlier this year.
Boler joins four other candidates running for three open seats. Also in the school board race are Rachel Breithaupt, Bridget Mattson, Sonya Skan and incumbent Matt Einsenhower.
The third open school board seat is currently held by Alma Parker.
The filing period for candidates ends at noon on Aug. 27th. The municipal election is Oct. 2nd.