Candidate packets available for City Council hopefuls
San Angelo City Council candidate packets for the May 4 election are available online and at City Hall. The District 1, 3 and 5 seats will be up for election. Newly elected officials will serve four-year terms.
The filing period for candidates begins Jan. 16 and will continue through Feb. 15. Candidate packets can be downloaded at cosatx.us/May2019. Physical copies are available in the City Clerk’s office in Room 204 on the second floor of City Hall, 72 W. College Ave. The office is open weekdays 8 a.m.-noon and 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Candidates will file the necessary paperwork in the City Clerk’s office once the filing period begins.
Candidate packets contain applications, information and forms about the process for those considering running for City Council. Questions can be addressed to City Clerk Julia Antilley at 325-657-4405 or at email@example.com.
Potential candidates and voters can access a map of City Council districts at cosatx.us/council. Locating which district one lives in can be determined by clicking the GIS map viewer on the same page.
To be eligible to vote, San Angelo residents must be registered by April 4. Voter registration applications are available at the Tom Green County Election/Voter Registration Office on the first floor of the Edd B. Keyes Building, 113 W. Beauregard Ave., and at all three Tom Green County library locations. Applications can also be obtained online at VoteTomGreenCounty.org, by mail or by calling 325-659-6541. Completed applications can be returned in person or by mail.
Citizens can also register to vote when renewing their driver’s license in person at a Texas Department of Public Safety office. To determine eligibility to vote or current voter registration status, visit votetexas.gov/register-to-vote. Voter registration applications are also available at the link.