The filing period for those wishing to run for government office during the 2017 Municipal Elections will begin at 12:00 pm on Friday, July 7th and will end at 12:00 pm on Friday, July 21st. Candidates must file at the New Hanover County Board of Elections office which is located at 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 38, in Wilmington. Regular office hours for the board are Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. One mayor and two council seats will need to be filled in Kure Beach, and there is a $24 filing fee for each candidate. This year's elections will fall on Tuesday, November 7th, and more information on that will be forthcoming as time draws near. For more information on candidate filing, click on the link below to be re-routed to the board's website.