Registered voters will cast their ballots during early voting from April 28–May 6 and on Election Day, May 10. Any resident who is a registered voter may vote for the mayor’s seat. Places 3 and 5 are single-member districts and only registered voters living in the respective districts may vote for these candidates. This year’s candidates are listed below in ballot order. The mayor’s seat along with council Places 3 and 5 are up for election.

Mayor – Those vying for the mayoral seat are incumbent Beth Van Duyne, 43, a vice president who has resided in Irving for 22 years; and Herbert A. Gears, 51, a small business owner who has lived in Irving for 31 years.

Place 3 – Voters in Place 3 will choose from Billy Hickman, 34, a groundsman who has resided in Irving for 33 years; and incumbent Dennis Webb, 55, who is retired and has lived in Irving for 31 years.

Place 5 – Candidates seeking election for the Place 5 seat are Oscar Ward, 75, who is retired and has resided in Irving for 47 years; and incumbent Rose Cannaday, 69, a mediator who has lived in Irving for 20 years.

For more information, call the City Secretary’s Office at (972) 721-2493.

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