Two candidates file for Nov. election to fill vacant District 6 seat on Georgetown City Council

Early voting is Oct. 18-29. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Early voting is Oct. 18-29. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Early voting is Oct. 18-29. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

The deadline to file for a place on the ballot for elections this November was Aug. 16, and two candidates are running for the vacant District 6 seat on Georgetown City Council.

Candidates are elected by voters within their district, and the District 6 area includes the area north of University Boulevard and east of I-35 as well as Southwestern University, the downtown Square and San Gabriel Park.

The two District 6 candidates are Jake French and Chere Heintzmann. The last day to register to vote in the Nov. 2 election is Oct. 4, and early voting runs from Oct. 18-29.

In the early voting period, voters may cast ballots at any early voting location in Williamson County. Early voting polling places, dates and times can be found here.

On Election Day, voters may cast ballots at any voting center location in Williamson County.


A map of the district boundaries can be found here.

District 6 is vacant due to Rachael Jonrowe resigning July 6 due to personal reasons.

Look for more candidate information and future Q&A's in the September edition of Community Impact Newspaper.
By Fernanda Figueroa

Reporter, Georgetown

Fernanda joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in March 2021 after graduating from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in December 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and a second major in political science. Fernanda covers education, local government, non profits and business for the city of Georgetown. Prior to CI, Fernanda worked as a reporter for The Rider, UTRGV's weekly student newspaper and served as a media relations intern for UTRGV Athletics.



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