Over the weekend, current Manchester Mayor Marylin Howard announced that she would not seek reelection in the upcoming Manchester city election in August.
So far, three people have picked up papers to seek the office of mayor. Current Manchester Alderman Bob Bellamy, Alderman and county commissioner Joey Hobbs, and businessman Brandon Imoff. Candidates for alderman and mayor must meet the qualifying deadline of Thursday, April 4, 2024, 12:00 Noon. The city election will be held on August 1, 2024.