Candidates continue to file for state and local races in Orange County this week.
Current Chapel Hill Town Council member Penny Rich filed to run for county commissioner Dist. 1 seat, challenging incumbent Pam Hemminger.
State Sen. Ellie Kinnaird filed to run for reelection.
Republican W. Lewis Hannah Jr. filed to run against Commissioner Valerie Foushee and Republican Rod Chaney for the N.C House of Representatives Dist. 50 seat.
Republican Mary Carter filed to run against Commissioner Chairwoman Bernadette Pelissier for the at-large county commissioner seat.
Current Board of Education member Tony McKnight joined incumbent Stephen Halklotis and Lawrence Sanders to run for the Orange County Board of Education.