Challengers file for Alexandria City Council positions
The Alexandria City Council election has sparked some interest.
Three candidates have filed for the Ward 1 council seat -- incumbent Virgil Batesole and challengers Shawn Olson and Jeff Tacker.
Two candidates have also filed for the Ward 2 position -- incumbent Roger Thalman and challenger Bob Kuhlman.
Only the incumbent, Dave Benson, has filed for the other spot up for election, Ward 4.
The filing period for city, school and townships with November elections runs through 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 12.