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City to elect Mayor, 3 council members

READ MORE: Mayoral candidates campaign on last day before election

WILMINGTON -- It's Election Day in Wilmington Tuesday and the three candidates vying for mayor spent Monday doing some last-minute campaigning. In some cases that meant going door-to-door.

The candidates were busy meeting people, handing out information and just getting their names out there.

Harper Peterson walked around one neighborhood and spoke with some of his supporters about issues important to him and handed out fliers.

Justin LaNasa was working at his downtown tattoo and piercing parlor. He also walked the streets to talk with some locals.

Mayor Bill Saffo was in the Hanover Center greeting people out to lunch. He handed out stress balls, nail files and fliers.

Saffo said, "When you're running an election it's about getting out here and talking to the voters and debating the issues."

Peterson said, "It's always been my style to go out and meet and listen to people, see what's on their minds."

LaNasa said, "I've just been in the community talking with people and going out, hearing their concerns and just listening to what people have to say."

The candidates said they plan to visit polls throughout the city Tuesday.

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TIME FOR A CHANGE

GO RICKY YOU'RE SO FINE..YOU'RE SO FINE YOU BLOW MY MIND...GO RICKY!! I HONESTLY HOPE YOU WIN!! WE NEED A CHANGE ALL AROUND IN THIS COMMUNITY! YOUR #1 FAN... CHRISTOPHER SCOTT DANIELS

RICKY MEEKS

Yes! Lets vote RIcky Meeks into office finally!!! He has been my bff for the past three years! I enjoy eating lunch with him and I like how he picks out my outfits in the morning before I ride him piggy back to work. Jayme Leath - Wilmington

Harper Peterson!

I voted for Harper Saturday. I'd vote for him again today if I could! Did Saffo's fliers detail his continuing sell-out of Wilmington? I'd consider voting for LaNasa if he could explain how his Hummer fits into his environmental plan.

Harper's vision of democracy

"I voted for Harper Saturday. I'd vote for him again today if I could!" Need anyone say more? Indicative of that team's vision of democracy. Harper's ticket & team got trounced, double votes notwithstanding. Perhaps they can recruit Pat Deliar for the next go round. Her business acumen would no doubt serve the city well ;-).

Democracy?!?

Wow, sir -- you really know how to miss a point, don't you? Whatever, 60% of the vote from only 30% of registered voters is no great feat. And guess what? The campaign with the most money won. I suppose you think that's real democracy.

Saffo is handing out stress

Saffo is handing out stress balls and nail files? Yeah! Vote for me Bill Saffo! I will make you need a stress ball and bite your nails! What a great campaign IDEA! Let me guess Bill-you ARE from here aren't you.

RICKY MEEKS

LETS FINALLY VOTE IN RICKY MEEKS! LETS GIVE HIM SOMETHING TO DO OTHER THAN WALK AROUND TOWN AND GOING TO SEAHAWK SPORTING EVENTS. I THINK HE CAN DO GOOD WITH THE COMMUNITY. GO RICKY GO! TAMMY WALKER - LELAND

Ricky Meeks

Yeah...go Ricky!

Whats the over/under on

Whats the over/under on Justin LaNasa's numbers? My guess would be .5% of the vote, and I'd take the under.

A hearty "thank you" to all

A hearty "thank you" to all three candidates who joined the Wilmington Star News interactive forums today.

candidates type

yeah thank you for wasting my time with the slow azz answer to questions. What did they get thru, 3 questions answerred an hour? HUGE waste of time!

I am for Harper but I hope

I am for Harper but I hope people get out and vote. GO Harper!

Questions on Harper

Since I haven't lived in ILM very long I've heard from long time neighbors (lived there 20-40+ years) good things about Saffo. He's even come to some of the community events and I've gotten to talk to him. Question is...these neighbors didn't have much good to say about Harper. Did he leave office on a good note? What was he known for (good and bad) when he was in office. I couldn't find much so I'm leaning toward Saffo.

crazy

if you think saffo's going to help this town we are in trouble. we are in trouble anyways, this election is going to be just like the 08 presidential election NO ONE GOOD TO CHOSE FROM. Unreal!