The application deadline for municipal elections in Hearst is closing in.

As just one week remains until the deadline closes, Hearst has seen just one name come forward for the Mayoral position in current leader Roger Sigouin.

As of this week he remains the only candidate.

Meanwhile, there has been one addition to the councillor candidates since last Thursday in Gaetan Baillargeon.

The full list of candidates is here:

Mayor – Roger Sigouin

Councillor – Joel Lauzon, Daniel Lemaire, Conrad Morin, Marc Ringuette, Josee Vachon, Raymond Vermette and Gaetan Baillargeon

Trustees – Lucie Paquin, Cindy Sabourin, Chantal Couture Rancourt and Denis Lincez.

Residents will have until July 27th to apply as a candidate for any position and for more details on the unofficial list, follow the link here.