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Local schools, cities will host elections in May

Several cities and schools in Hockley County will hold elections this May for city council and school board positions.

In Levelland, there will be a city council election and a school board election.

For the city, two candidates have filed to run for the District A spot on the Levelland City Council, including incumbent Jim Myatt and challenger, Devin Sonnenburg.

For Levelland ISD, two candidates have filed to run for the District 3 position, including Mike Stafford and Drew DeArmond. The incumbent, Rusty Gibson, did not file for re-election.

South Plains College Board of Regents had two positions available for election but only the incumbents, Mike Box and Ronny Alexander, filed for re-election.

Early voting for both the city and school board elections will be held at the Hockley County Elections Office located at 911 Austin Street in Levelland. The voting locations for Election Day are pending.

The City of Morton will host a city council and mayor election. Three candidates filed for two spots on the city council. The candidates include incumbent, Sandra Elmore, and challengers Hilbert Sepulbeda and Frank Castillo.

Two candidates have filed for the mayor’s race, including Kim Silhan, incumbent; and Rick Levitt, challenger.

Early voting and Election Day voting will be held at the Activity Building in Morton.

Sundown ISD will host a school board election with three candidates running for two positions. The candidates include: Delwin Britton, incumbent; and challengers Ryan Bufe and Jody Garcia.

Early voting will be held at Sundown City Hall, located at 809 S. Slaughter; and Election Day voting will be held at the Sundown ISD Administration Building, located at 701 School Street.

Smyer ISD will have a school board election with four candidates running for two spots. The candidates include Juan Ramirez and Darren Robertson, incumbents; and challengers, Leslie Demma and Codye Pittman.

Early voting will be held at the Smyer ISD administration office and Election Day voting will be held at the Smyer Elementary School Library, both located at 401 Lincoln Street in Smyer.

Voters in Ropes will have a city council and school board election.

The City of Ropes will host a city council election for Ward 2 Place 2 with two candidates running for election, including Mike Moore, incumbent; and Jonathan Proffitt, challenger.

Early voting and Election Day voting for the city election will be held at Ropes City Hall, located at 107 Hockley Main in Ropesville.

Ropes ISD will hold an election for two spots on the school board. Three candidates have filed to run, including the incumbent, Hector Delgado, and challengers, Chad Brooks and Tysen Mortensen.

Early voting and Election Day voting in the school board election will be held at the Ropes ISD administration building, located at 304 Ranch Road.

Anton voters will have a city council and school board election this year.

The City of Anton will host a city council election with three candidates running for two positions. The candidates include incumbents, Greg Hodges and Richard Alvarado, and challenger, Joe Adkins.

Early voting for the city election will be held at Anton City Hall, located at 400 Anton Memorial Circle, and Election Day voting will be held at the school, located at 100 Ellwood Boulevard in Anton.

Anton ISD will have an election for three positions up for election on the school board. Four candidates have filed, including three incumbents, Mandy Thomas, Shayne Hodges and Jr Alafa, and challenger, Rita Salsman.

Both early voting and Election Day voting will be held at the school, located at 100 Ellwood Boulevard in Anton.

Whiteface voters will have a mayor’s election and school board election.

The City of Whiteface will host an election for mayor and for city council. Two candidates filed to run for mayor, including James Soliz and Stephanie Nunn. The incumbent, Judy Deavours did not file for re-election.

Early voting will be held at Whiteface City Hall, located at 404 N. Fillmore Street, and Election Day voting will be held at the old gym, located at Arthur Street and Fourth Street.

Whiteface CISD has six candidates who filed for three open positions. The candidates who filed include the incumbents, Ryan Crutcher, Matt Patterson and Joel Alvarez, and challengers, Chris Campbell, Billy Sutton and Cody Rogers.

Early voting will be held at the Whiteface CISD administration office, located at 401 Antelope Boulevard, and Election Day voting will be hled at the old gym, located on the corner of Arthur Street and Fourth Street. There will also be a voting location in Bledsoe at the County Barn on Election Day, only.

Election day for local municipal elections is set for May 7. Early voting will begin Monday, April 25 and go through Tuesday, May 3.

 

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