Candidate filing period opens for May city, school elections

Candidate filing period opens for May city, school elections
Candidate filing is now underway for local city and school board elections to be held Saturday, May 2. The filing period opens Wednesday, January 15, and will continue through 5 p.m. Friday, February 14.
The City of Whitney will have three city council seats available this year, with the two-year terms of Chip Hundley, Robert Ross and Valery Peacock expiring. Those interested can apply at Whitney City Hall or call 254-694-2261 for more information.
Whitney ISD will have two school board positions up for election this year. The three-year terms of Ray Mabry and Lyle Eubank are expiring in 2020. Filing will be conducted at the superintendent’s office. For more information, call 254-694-2254.
Aquilla
The City of Aquilla will have several positions available in May, with term of Mayor James Hamner Sr. expiring along with the terms of council members James Hamner Jr., Scotty Myers, Gerald Schronk and Kyle McCurdy. There is also one vacant seat available on the council. Anyone who would like to file can call Mayor Hamner at 254-379-0954 for more information.
Aquilla ISD has two positions available on its board, with the one-year terms of Tim Henderson and Jamie Simmons up for election. Filing is at the superintendent’s office.
Blum
The City of Blum will have two council seats available this year, with those currently held by Willie Mosely and Linda Pruitt expiring. Filing will be at Blum City Hall.
Blum ISD has three three-year terms available on its school board. Filing will be at the superintendent’s office.
Covington
The City of Covington will elect a mayor and several council members for two-year terms. To file for a spot, visit Covington City Hall Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Covington ISD has two three-year spots available on its school board. The seats are currently held by Chris Lidster and Georgia Whittington. Filing will be conducted at the school superintendent’s office.
Requirements For School Board Candidates
To be elected to a school board, an individual must be: a qualified voter, 18 years of age or older, a United States citizen, a Texas resident, a registered voter, not determined to be totally or partially mentally incapacitated by an appropriate court, and not finally convicted of a felony.
Requirements For
City Candidates
General qualifications to serve in an elected city position include: must be 21 years of age or older on at the beginning of the term; must be a registered voter of the city; must have lived in the city for the previous 12 months; must not owe back taxes or liabilities to the city; must not be an employee of the city.

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