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Council, ISD trustee filing dates open (for May election)

by | Jan 19, 2023 | Area news

This story was updated Jan 23, 2023.

The filing period for May 2023 city council and school board elections opened Jan. 18 and continues through Feb. 17. 

Council and school board trustees will officially set the elections for Saturday, May 6 next month. 

Terms expiring on Farmersville City Council are Place 1, held by Craig Overstreet and Place 3, held by Ted Wagner. 

Candidate packets are available in the Farmersville City Secretary’s office at 205 S. Main for anyone who intends to seek election. 

Terms expiring for Farmersville Independent School District board of trustees are Place 6 held by Brian Brazil, Place 7 held by Jason McTee and Place 5 previously held by Tommy Monk until September 2022 and now vacant.

Trustee candidate applications are available on the district’s website or at the administration office, 501-A, Highway 78N.

The deadline to file for a place on the either the city council or the board of trustees is 5 p.m. Feb. 17. 

The last day to register to vote for the May election is April 6. Early voting by personal appearance will begin April 24 and end May 2 and the election day is May 6. 

The first day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) was Sunday, January 1. The last day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (received, not postmarked) is April 25. 

Times and locations for early voting have yet to be determined but residents can cast their ballot at any location in the county in which they are registered to vote. 

Area entities participating in spring elections aside from Farmersville include Parker, Lucas, Wylie and Lovejoy ISD.  

From Staff Reports • [email protected]

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