Candidate filing period for May election begins today
The filing period for candidates who wish to run for a seat on the Georgetown City Council begins today, Jan. 16. The places for Districts 3, 4 and 7 will be on the ballot for the election this spring.
John Hesser is the current council member for District 3, Steve Fought for District 4 and Tommy Gonzalez for District 7.
The filing period ends Feb. 15. Completed applications for candidacy should be submitted at City Hall, 113 E. Eighth Street, through Jan. 22 and at 808 Martin Luther King Jr. St. after Jan. 25. (City Offices are moving to the new City Center and will not be open Jan. 23-24).
To see maps of council districts, go to maps.georgetown.org/council-district-maps.
Georgetown City Council members serve three-year terms representing one of seven single-member districts. A candidate for city council must be 21 years of age and a citizen and qualified voter of the state of Texas and the City of Georgetown. Candidates for council district seats must be a resident of the council district the member would be representing for a period of twelve months as of the last legal date for filing.
The last day to register to vote in the May election is April 4.
Early in-person voting is April 22-30. In the early voting period, voters may cast ballots at any early voting location in Williamson County.
On Election Day on May 4, voters may cast ballots at any vote center location in Williamson County. Polling places, dates, and times will be listed at wilco.org/elections.
For details about the city election, contact Robyn Densmore, city secretary for the City of Georgetown, at Robyn.Densmore@georgetown.org or (512) 930-3652.