Cedar Park voters will decide on the mayor, Place 2, Place 4 and Place 6 council seats. Mayors and council members are elected at large and serve two-year terms. The deadline to file for the May 7 election was Feb. 18.
- Jim Penniman-Morin
- Mike Guevara
- Claudia Chavez
Mayoral candidates include Place 1 Council Member Jim Penniman-Morin, former Council Member Mike Guevara and Claudia Chavez. Current mayor Corbin Van Arsdale is not seeking re-election.
Penniman-Morin was elected to council in 2021. Guevara left his Place 4 seat in 2020 to run as the Republican candidate in the House District 136 race. Claudia Chavez ran for the Place 3 council seat in 2021 but lost to incumbent Anne Duffy.
- Mel Kirkland (incumbent)
- Collin Klein
Place 2 Council Member Mel Kirkland and candidate Collin Klein are running for the Place 2 seat. Kirkland was first elected to Place 2 in 2018. Klein ran for council in 2021 but lost to Kevin Harris for the Place 5 seat.
- Eric Boyce (incumbent)
- Dorian Chavez
Incumbent Eric Boyce and former council member Dorian Chavez are running for the Place 4 seat. Boyce was elected to council in 2020. Dorian Chavez was elected to council in 2018 but lost re-election in 2020 to Heather Jefts for the Place 6 seat. Chavez also ran in 2021 for Place 1 but lost to Penniman-Morin.
- Heather Jefts (incumbent)
- Tim Kelly
Place 6 incumbent Jefts and former Council Member Tim Kelly are running for Place 6. Jefts was elected to Place 6 in 2020 after previously serving in the Place 5 seat for one term. Kelly was elected to Place 1 in 2019 but did not seek re-election in 2021.
Early voting will run April 25-May 3. Election day is May 7. The last day to register to vote is April 7.
Cedar Park voters will consider a $158.8 million bond package in the upcoming May election for transportation, park and public safety projects.
Here are five May election dates to know:
- April 7: last day to register to vote
- April 25: first day of early voting
- April 26: last day to apply for ballot by mail (received, not postmarked)
- May 3: last day of early voting
- May 7: election day