Cedar Park City Council: Three of four incumbents running for reelection

Three of four Cedar Park City Council incumbents plan to run for re-election; the fourth race will feature two challengers. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)
Three of four Cedar Park City Council incumbents plan to run for re-election; the fourth race will feature two challengers. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)

Three of four Cedar Park City Council incumbents plan to run for re-election; the fourth race will feature two challengers. (Community Impact Newspaper file photo)

Three of four incumbents on Cedar Park City Council plan to run for reelection, with the fourth race including two challengers.



The deadline to file an application to be placed on the ballot for the city of Cedar Park’s May 2 general election was 5 p.m. Feb. 14.



Cedar Park will elect a new mayor as well as council members for Places 2, 4 and 6.



The following candidates will be on the ballot, according to the city:




  • Mayor


    • Jim Richardson

    • Corbin Van Arsdale (incumbent)



  • Place 2

    • Bob Cornelius

    • Mel Kirkland (incumbent)



  • Place 4

    • Eric Boyce

    • Jim Penniman-Morin



  • Place 6

    • Dorian Chavez (incumbent)

    • Heather Jefts





Place 4 Council Member Michael Guevara is the only incumbent who did not apply to be placed on the ballot, according to the city secretary’s website.

By Brian Perdue
Brian Perdue is the editor of the Cedar Park-Leander edition of Community Impact Newspaper. A native of Virginia's Appalachian Mountains, he has been a journalist since 1992, living and working in Virginia, Washington D.C., Hawaii's Big Island, Southern California and Florida before moving to Austin in 2019.


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