Real Men Wear Pink

Ashland commissioner Matt Perkins talks with ACTC President Larry Ferguson at the American Cancer Society's Real Men Wear Pink campaign kick-off. KEVIN GOLDY | THE DAILY INDEPENDENT

ASHLAND City Commissioner Matt Perkins will step up as mayor in 2021.

The race for the next set of Ashland city officials is on and today was the final day candidates could file to run for mayor or city commissioner in Ashland. Perkins was the only candidate to file for the position of mayor and will run unopposed in the 2020 election. There are nine candidates who have filed for the position of Ashland City Commissioner. Because of the number of people running, there will be a primary ballot for commissioner.

The Daily Independent will have a full story in Saturday's edition.

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