Candidates file for local elections Posted in: News The May 4 local election season will see contested races for a handful of seats on area school boards and city councils. The filing deadline was Friday, Feb. 15 and the write-in deadline was last Friday. Elgin In Elgin, four city council seats, one in each ward, are up for election. Three of the seats only have one candidate running, so only one race will appear on the ballot. To read more please log in or subscribe to the digital edition https://etypeservices.com/Elgin%20CourierID764/ ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!