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Candidates File for City Council Election in May

Three incumbents have filed to run in the City Council Election in Georgetown on May 7. John Hesser has filed to run for District 3, Steve Fought has filed for District 4, and Tommy Gonzalez has filed for District 7.

The filing period started on January 20 and ends on February 19.  A packet of information for prospective candidates is available at City Hall at 113 E. Eighth Street. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

To see maps of council districts, go to

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 7.

Early in-person voting is April 25 through May 3. In the Early Voting period, voters may cast ballots at any Early Voting location in Williamson County.

On Election Day, voters may cast ballots at any vote center location in Williamson County. Polling places, dates, and times are listed at

For details about the city election, contact Shelley Nowling, city secretary for the City of Georgetown, at or (512) 930-3652.


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