City Councilman Mike Woodard filed today as a candidate for state Senate.
Woodard, in the middle of his third four-year council term, is running against attorney Kerry Sutton for the new Senate District 22, which covers part of Durham County along with Person and Caswell.
Before redistricting, the 22nd District covered Moore and Harnett counties. Most of the city of Durham remains in Senate District 20, along with Granville County. District 20 incumbent Floyd McKissick has yet to file for re-election.