Filing period stats for area elections

The filing period for local city and school board elections this coming spring starts today, Jan. 20.

It will end Feb. 19 and all contested elections will be held on May 7.

The following is a summary of the positions for which candidates may file.

Levelland

The terms of  two  Levelland  City Council members will end this spring.

Manuel Mendez Jr. is the incumbent for District A while Billy Youngblood represents District C.
Both terms are for two years.

Individuals interested in running for office may file at city hall, 1709 Ave. H, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Three positions will be on the ballot this spring for the Levelland ISD board election.

District 1 is currently represented by Paul Ochoa while Rusty Gibson serves District 3.

The District 5 post will also be on the ballot.

That position is for a one-year unexpired term. 

Ronnie Watkins is trustee for District 5. He was appointed to the post last year after Missy Himango resigned because of a move out of the district.

Individuals who would like to run may file weekdays at the Administration building. 704 11th St.

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