Filing period closed for candidates seeking local office positions

Filing period closed for candidates seeking local office positions
The filing period for potential candidates seeking a position on Amarillo City Council closed on Friday afternoon. (Source: KFDA)

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - The filing period for potential candidates seeking a position on Amarillo City Council closed on Friday afternoon.

Some filings were unavailable today, but the City of Amarillo have provided theirs.

In the city elections, all incumbents are running:

  • Mayor: Ginger Nelson (incumbent), Claudette Smith and Kip Billips
  • Councilmember/Place 1: Elaine Hays (incumbent), Rich Herman, Jay U. Kirkman III and Hayden Pedigo
  • Councilmember/Place 2: Freda Powell (incumbent) and Treva Harper
  • Councilmember/Place 3: Eddy Sauer (incumbent), Tom Warren II and Brad Torch
  • Councilmember/Place 4: Howard Smith (incumbent) and Steven Rosas

Pending eligibility requirements, the list of candidates is subject to change.

The last day for candidates to withdraw from their names from the ballot is Friday, Feb. 22.

Early voting will run from April 22 until April 30 and Election Day will be May 4.

Polling locations and times can be found online for both Potter County and Randall County.

For more information, contact City of Amarillo Communications Manager Dave Henry at (806) 378-5219.

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