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by | Jan 26, 2023 | Area news, Education, Latest

For the next few weeks, candidates and municipalities will work to shape the election landscape this May.

Filing opened Wednesday, Jan. 18, and closes at 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17.

Farmersville voters will head to the polls for both municipal, school district and Collin College elections May 6.

Farmersville ISD has three places on the board of trustees up for election: Place 6 held by Brian Brazil, Place 7 held by Jason McTee and Place 5 formerly held by Tommy Monk who resigned in Sept. 2022.

Incumbent Jason McTee submitted his application Jan. 18 for his reelection bid.

James ‘Jim’ Hemby submitted his application Jan. 20 for Place 5 on the FISD board.

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

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 to a council seat.

In addition, three members serving on the Collin College Board of Trustees are up for election. The three positions on the ballot are Place 1, Place 2 and Place 3.

Frank Moses currently holds Place 1, a position he has held since 2017. Jay Saad, the current board vice president, has been in his post since 2019. Stacey Donald holds Place 3 and has also been in the position since 2017.

Trustees are elected to six-year terms with an election held in odd years. Interested candidates must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old, a Texas resident for at least one contiguous year and a Collin County resident for at least six contiguous months.

Board packets can be picked up by emailing [email protected].

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 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.

The Times will include brief stories about each candidate as information is received.

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

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