The first official day of candidate filings saw nine individuals officially running for office in Lynnwood.
Current councilmember Mark Smith and Nicola Smith have filed to run for mayor. Two-term Mayor Don Gough was first elected mayor in 2005 and then reelected in 2009.
Former councilmember Jim Smith and Shirley Sutton have filed to run for City Council Position No. 2, which Mark Smith currently holds.
Current councilmember M. Christopher Boyer, who was appointed in 2012, and Michael Moore have filed to run for City Council Position No. 1.
Ian Cotton, Maria Ambalada and Douglas Lovitt have filed to run for City Council Position No.3, which is currently held by councilmember Kerri Lonergan-Dreke. She was elected to the council in 2009.