By Dan McGowan, WPRI.com Reporter
Published: June 5, 2017, 6:47 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Four Democrats, a Republican and an independent candidate have filed to run for the Providence City Council seat that has been vacant since longtime Councilman Kevin Jackson was recalled last month.
Candidates had until Monday at 4 p.m. to declare their intent to run for the Ward 3 seat. They have until June 14 to submit their nomination papers – including 50 signatures from Ward 3 voters – to qualify for the ballot.
The Democratic primary is scheduled for July 12. The general election is Aug. 16.
The deadline for registering to vote in the Primary is June 12. Online Registration