Texas election schedule

CNJ Staff

Election season is in full swing across the Texas panhandle. The following are regional contests with general election information for voters:

Filing deadline: Monday

Election day: May 9.

Early voting: April 27-May 5.

Deadline for voter registration: April 9.


The following positions are open:

(* indicates a candidate who has filed.)

Bovina

Positions open: Three at-large city alderman

Incumbents: Gaylon Rhodes*, Jim Bob Swafford* and Richard Villarreal*.

Term length: Two years.

Information: 806-251-1116.

Bovina School District

Positions open: Two at-large positions.

Incumbents: Larry Hodnett*, Justin Brozek.

Term length: Three years.

Information: 806-251-1317.

Farwell

Positions open: Three at-large city council slots. Two alderman, mayor.

Incumbents: Mayor Jimmy Mace* and aldermen Mitchell Walls* and Joe Stanton*.

Term length: Two years.

Information: 806-481-3620.

Friona

Positions open: Three at-large alderman positions.

Incumbents: Charlie Pope, Mark Osborn, Jim Atwell.

Term length: Two years.

Information: 806-250-2761

Friona School District

Positions open: Three at-large positions.

Incumbents: Mitchell Smiley*, Brent Loflin, Lisa Alaniz.

Term length: Three years.

Information: 806-250-2747.

Parmer County Hospital District

Positions open: Two at-large seats.

Incumbents: Danny Kendrick, Robert Neelley. (Neither has filed, but Parmer County Hospital officials have indicated intent to do so).

Term length: Two years.

Information: 806-250-2754

Farwell Hospital District

Positions open: Five district seats.

Incumbents: Tom Nichols*, Ryan Williams*, Jack Kirkland*, Mike Ratke* and Greg Actkinson*

Term length: Two years.

Information: 760-5824.

Farwell School District

Positions open: Three.

Incumbents: President Mike Woods, Secretary Roberta Howard and William Martin.

Others: Jay Be Barrett has filed for candidacy.

Term length: Three years.

Information: 806-481-3371.

Muleshoe

Positions open: The mayoral race.

Incumbent: Cliff Black.

Term length: Three-year.

Other issues: A citywide election will decide on alcohol sales within city limits. The city currently does not allow alcohol sales.

Information: 806-272-4528.

Muleshoe Area Hospital District

Positions open: Two seats.

Incumbents: Wayne Pierson, Scott Brown.

Term length: Two years.

Information: 806-272-4524.

Muleshoe School District

Positions open: Two school board positions.

Incumbents: Thurman Myers, District 1*. Bruce Barrett, District 4.

Term length: Three years.

Information: 806-272-7400.