A HUGE battle has begun to win power in Stirling.
At least five candidates will vie for the coveted mayoral post, including incumbent mayor Mark Irwin.
Cr Irwin, who is hoping to build on his two-year term in the council’s first direct election of a mayor, will launch his campaign in Scarborough tonight.
He’ll be up against former mayor Adam Spagnolo, Cr Elizabeth Re and Deputy Mayor David Lagan in the October 19 poll.
Cr Spagnolo was one of the first to proliferate the City with election signs.
The Times asked Cr Lagan on Tuesday if he was running.
“Absolutely,” he said.
The election promises to be a no-holds-barred affair, with no love lost between some of the candidates.
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