Another candidate joins Washington City Council race

Published 9:30 am Wednesday, July 14, 2021

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Bobby Roberson filed as a candidate for Washington City Council on Tuesday. He was the only person to file that day. The filing period for all municipalities except Belhaven began on July 2 and will end at noon on July 16. Belhaven’s filing period begins at noon on July 26 and ends at noon on Aug. 13. A list of positions up for election this year can be viewed here.

All filing fees are $10 and can be paid with cash or personal check. General information about filing for an election in North Carolina can be found here. Information specifically about filing in Beaufort County can be found here. Candidates can bring completed forms to the Board of Elections office, or they can pick up and fill out those forms at the office. Notaries are available at the Board of Elections office. Forms can be completed, notarized and mailed to the Board of Elections office, but they must be received by noon on July 16. The address is 1308 Highland Drive, Suite 104, Washington, N.C.  27889.

Here’s a list of candidates who’ve filed as candidates for the 2021 municipal election:


  • Mayor: Clif Williams *


  • Mayor: Jimmy Mobley *
  • Commissioner: Gerald Bullock, Billy Albritton *


  • Commissioner: Mart Benson *, Reid Gelderman * Chuck Williams, Chad Keech *

Washington Park 

  • Mayor: Tom Richter *
  • Commissioner: Jeff Peacock *, Patrick Nash *, Belinda Cowell *
  • Mayor: Donald Sadler *
  • City Council: Richard Brooks *, Mike Renn *, Betsy Kane *, A.J. Congleton, Bobby Roberson