Candidates still have a little over two weeks to file for the upcoming municipal and school board elections that will be held on Saturday, May 9. The deadline to file is February 27, 2015.The City of Pleasanton, will be holding an election for certain, while Pleasanton ISD, the City of Poteet and Poteet ISD may have elections if opponents file.
City of Pleasanton
There are three seats to be filled due to term limits. J.R. Gallegos, District 4, Roger Garza, District 5 and Jeanne Israel, District 6.
It is also time for a mayoral election. The current mayor is Clint Powell who has already filed.
As of press time, Travis Hall has filed for District 6 council’s place.
School trustees will see an election if candidates file to contest the current members.
So far, only Ami Powell, District 7 has filed to keep her place on the school board.
Others who may still file are Edward Zamarripa, District 2, Danny Brown, District 4; Jamie Downs, District 5 and Joseph Warnken, District 6.
City of Poteet
The mayor’s seat is due for election. Currently Larry Cantu holds that office and has filed. Also filing for the mayoral election is Richard Tuttle Sr.
Vanessa Saylor, Place 4 and Denise Sanchez, Place 5 seats are up for re-election. Sanchez has
filed for her place.
Poteet ISD School Board Places 3, 4 and 5 are all due for election.
Current members who have filed are Henry S. Ortiz, Place 3; Steven C. Estrada, Place 4.
Yvette Navarro, has filed for Place 5. Member Conrad Estrada has not filed.