Things are heating up for several local elections. Those who want to qualify for the mayoral or city council races have to do so between tomorrow and Friday at the Caddo Parish Clerk's office. Those who are running for the 4th Congressional Seat have to qualify with the State by Friday as well.

So far, several candidates have publicly announced their intent to run for Mayor of Shreveport including current mayor Ollie Tyler, Steven Jackson, Lee O. Savage, Adrian Perkins, Jim Talefero, Ray Smith, Tremecius Dixon, Ken Krefft and John Paul Young.

As for the City Council races, Willie Bradford (District A), James Flurry (District E), Stephanie Lynch (District F), and Jerry Bowman (District G) are expected to run again. Lloyd Anderson, Jeremy Babers, Wendy Vance, Laura McLemore, Levette Fuller and Craig Lee have all announced their candidacy for various districts. You can the full list of expected candidates here.

Election Day is November 6th.The runoff election will be on Saturday, December 8th.