Meaford Council Race Heats Up file photo

Meaford voters will have a wide selection of candidates to choose from this fall for council.

Gough Lewis has filed his nomination papers, becoming one of 11 candidates to compete for the five councillor seats. Lewis is a newcomer to the council race, along with another 8 running for the first time.

Mike Poetker and Lynda Stephens are defending their councillor seats in the October municipal election.

Incumbent councillor Deborah Young is competing with former councillor Jim McPherson for the job of mayor.