Hyde County news

Filing deadline looms for Hyde County elected offices; two incumbent county commissioners not listed

Wednesday (Feb. 28) at noon is the deadline to file with the Hyde County Elections Office for this year’s elections.  

The list of candidates that have filed so far is below, and Viola Williams, Hyde County Board of Elections director, said she has paperwork for one more candidate not on the list.  Missing from the list are two incumbent Hyde County commissioners, Dick Tunnell, Swan Quarter Township, and Barry Swindell, Currituck Township.

So far, Swan Quarter Township has two candidates, Joseph (Joey) Williams and James (Little Brother) Topping. Ken Collier is the sole candidate for Currituck Township.

Angela (Angie) Todd, current Ocracoke member of the Board of Education has filed.

For the Ocracoke Sanitary District, which has three open seats, only William Caswell has filed.