With Slate withdrawing his name for consideration in Ward 2, Estelle Rand of Central Street, Lance Daly of School Street, Bryant Ayles of Hale Street and Rosemary Maglio of Pleasant Street have pulled papers for the seat. Maglio had yet to return them as of yesterday.
In Ward 3, both incumbent Councilor James Latter of Park Street and challenger Scott Hunt of Grant Street have had their papers certified for final ballot. Ward 4 City Councilor Scott Houseman of Appleton Street is facing a challenge from John Mullady of Corning Street. Ward 5 Councilor Donald Martin of Berrywood Lane is running unopposed.
In Ward 6, Councilor Brett Schetzsle of Essex Street has pulled papers along with Landers Drive resident John Frates. Neither had returned their papers as of yesterday.
On the School Committee, there are no preliminary races.
Stephen Ingemi Jr. of County Way has pulled papers, as has incumbent School Committee member David Manzi of Roderick Avenue, who had his papers certified on Thursday.
In Ward 5, incumbent School Committee member AnneMarie McNulty-Cesa of Essex Street has pulled papers and so has challenger Duane Anderson of Colon Street. Ward 6 School Committee member Maria Decker of Wentworth Drive has had her papers certified, while challenger Lorinda Visnick has until Tuesday to return her signatures.
Ward 2 School Committee member Paul Manzo of Lovett Street, Ward 3 School Committee member Kristin Silverstein of Longmeadow Road and Ward 4 School Committee member Matthew Kavanagh of Boyles Street are running unopposed.
Staff writer Ethan Forman can be reached at 978-338-2673, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter at @DanverSalemNews.