At 4 p.m. Tuesday, Carroll County Clerk Alice Marsh officially closed registration for candidates who want on the May 20 primary ballot.
In all, 32 contenders filed with the clerk’s office to seek 13 positions, with nine of those races contested in the primary. Three of those candidates filed Tuesday, while one person filed Monday.
All but one of the candidates are taking part in the Democratic primary, with D.J. Carroll the lone Republican contender in the race for District 3 magistrate.