Nine potential candidates had pulled papers as of press time indicating their interest in running for two seats open on Hesperia City Council this November.

Both incumbents Paul Bosacki and Mike Leonard had pulled papers by Friday, according to city clerk records.

The other seven interested candidates include:

James Blocker

Dennis De Hay

Chris Elvert

Brent Farr

David Holman

Don Parkman

James Roberts

The nomination filing period opened July 16 and runs through 4:30 p.m. Aug. 10. By that time, candidates must file the papers they've pulled and get clearance to officially be in the race.

No candidates had filed papers as of Friday evening.

There is no fee to pull or file papers. An optional cost is a candidate statement on the November ballot, which the Registrar of Voters estimates will cost $1,387.

Those interested in running for the Hesperia City Council can stop by the city clerk's office in Hesperia City Hall at 9700 Seventh Avenue. For more information, call (760) 947-1007.