The five candidates running for Dover City Council have escaped opposition since the deadline to file papers to run has passed with no opposition surfacing.
The filing deadline for the City of Dover Municipal Election was 4:30 p.m. on Friday, the Dover Office of the City Clerk said.
Following are the names of the candidates who filed for City Council seats:
First District James L. Hutchison
Second District William F. Hare
Third District Sean M. Lynn
Fourth District David L. Anderson
At-Large Timothy A. Slavin
Since all candidates were unopposed, the City of Dover Municipal Election scheduled for April 16, 2013 will not be held. The above candidates will be sworn into office during the Annual City Council Meeting scheduled for May 13, 2013.