MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - Qualifying is officially open for the Montgomery mayoral race.
Mayor Todd Strange is seeking re-election, but right now he's facing five other candidates. Candidates have until July 21 to submit all the required forms.
Artur Davis was the first candidate to officially submit his qualification paperwork and required signatures Tuesday.
A mayoral debate is scheduled for Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Crump Center.
It's not just the mayor's race, qualifying is also underway for city council members.
Election day is Aug. 25.