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Corvallis' Ward 9 needs a candidate

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With just two weeks left until the deadline to file for candidacy, there are no candidates currently for the City of Corvallis’ Ward 9 City Council seat.

A city press release says there’s still time for prospective candidates to grab a nomination petition packet and gather signatures to qualify for the November 8th general election.

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Map of Ward 9 in Corvallis.

Ward 9 contains residential and commercial areas in the northeast corner of Corvallis. The city reminds people that next year, all elected officials will be eligible for monthly stipends, which includes $360 for councilors.

If no candidate runs for Ward 9, the seat will be determined by a write-in option on the November ballot.

Current Ward 9 councilor Andrew Struthers is vacating his seat to run for Corvallis Mayor next year.

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Brian Bull joined the KLCC News Team in June 2016. In his 25+ years as a public media journalist, he's worked at NPR, Twin Cities Public Television, South Dakota Public Broadcasting, Wisconsin Public Radio, and ideastream in Cleveland. His reporting has netted dozens of accolades, including four national Edward R. Murrow Awards (19 regional), the Ohio Associated Press' Best Reporter Award, Best Radio Reporter from the Native American Journalists Association, and the PRNDI/NEFE Award for Excellence in Consumer Finance Reporting.