Qualifying for East Baton Rouge Parish mayor-president began this morning, and seven candidates have qualified for the position so far, The Advocate reports.

State Rep. C. Denise Marcelle, Metro Councilman John Delgado, former State Sen. Sharon Weston Broome, former Metro Councilman Byron Sharper, State Sen. Mack “Bodi” White, realtor Darryl Gissel and former city-parish accountant Beverly “B. J.” Amador all qualified Wednesday, according to The Advocate.

Baton Rouge mayoral qualifying ends Friday.