Six candidates will compete in the special election for Lancaster mayor.
Paul N. McKenzie, filed at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 31. Filing ended at noon. He joins Anthony Elder, Altheresa Goode-Howard, Charles Vann Jr., Garrett Williams and Lancaster City Councilman John Howard, who filed Dec. 22.
The six are seeking to fill the unexpired term of the late Joe Shaw, which runs through 2018.
The special election to fill the office is Feb. 23.
McKenzie, 59, is director of research and development for the Lancaster County School District. He moved here in 1999.