Beginning Monday, Jan. 12, residents interested in becoming a candidate for a City Council position can obtain a candidate packet from the City Secretary’s Office at City Hall, 825 W. Irving Blvd. Packets also will be available at cityofirving.org. This year, at-large council district Place 8 and single-member district council Places 4 and 6 will be elected in the general election to be held on May 9.
Place 8 is an at-large position and candidates running for Place 8 may reside anywhere within the Irving city limits. Places 4 and 6 are single-member districts; to qualify to run, candidates must be a resident of the city and have lived in their respective district for at least 12 months immediately prior to Election Day.
The 30-day filing period is Wednesday, Jan. 28 through Friday, Feb. 27. Early voting dates are Monday, April 27 through Tuesday, May 5. A district map and a list of polling locations are available at cityofirving.org.
For more information, call the City Secretary’s Office at (972) 721-2493.