Gregory A. Summers
As of noon Dec. 22, five candidates have filed in the special election for Lancaster mayor.
Anthony Elder, Altheresa Goode-Howard, Charles Vann Jr., Garrett Williams and Lancaster City Councilman John Howard have filed to fill the unexpired term of the late Joe Shaw, which runs through 2018.
Shaw died Nov. 29. The special election to fill the mayor’s seat is Feb. 23.