Candidate deadlines near for statements Candidate deadlines near for statements Advocate staff report Feb. 20, 2013 Comments February 22 is the last day The Advocate will accept candidate statements from anyone running for office in the April 6 election. All candidate statements should include the candidate’s age, political party, hometown and education. Announcements will be run on a space available basis and edited. Photos and announcements can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org. Announcements for candidates running for seats on the Sorrento Town Council, mayor or chief of police must be submitted by 5 p.m. Feb. 22 for publication in The Advocate’s Ascension Section. For information, call (225) 336-6952.