The filing period for the Town of Hilton Head Island opened Thursday and continues until noon Aug. 15.
Ward 2 Councilman Bill Harkins, Ward 4 Councilwoman Kim Likins, Ward 5 Councilman George Williams and Mayor Drew Laughlin have filed for re-election.
Only one challenger, John E. Giles of Ward 2, has filed, according to assistant town manager Greg Deloach.
The filing fee is $50 for mayor and $35 for council and may be paid by cash, credit card or check made payable to town.
Candidates must be registered to vote in the town. The non-partisan election is Nov. 4.