Filing period opens for Georgetown City Council and Georgetown ISD elections

Filing for a spot on the May 2022 general election ballot opened Jan.19 and closes on Feb. 18. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Filing for a spot on the May 2022 general election ballot opened Jan.19 and closes on Feb. 18. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Filing for a spot on the May 2022 general election ballot opened Jan.19 and closes on Feb. 18. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Individuals seeking to run for City Council or Georgetown ISD seats can file for candidacy from Jan. 19-Feb. 18, according to notices from both entities.

Seats for districts 3, 4 and 7 are open on Georgetown City Council for the next general election May 7, according to a public notice. Mike Triggs, the District 3 incumbent, has not announced whether or not he is running for re-election, according to a spokesperson. Steve Fought, the District 4 incumbent, and Tommy Gonzalez, District 7's incumbent, have both announced they will not be seeking re-election.


Meanwhile, Georgetown ISD places 1, 2 and 3 are up for election, according to a spokesperson. Scott Stribling, the Place 1 incumbent, and Andy Webb, Place 3's incumbent, are not running for re-election, according to a spokesperson. Elizabeth McFarland, the Place 2 incumbent, is expected to run for re-election.

For the City, individuals can send an application in person or by mail to City Hall, 808 Martin Luther King Jr. St., Georgetown. Applications can be sent via email to [email protected]

For Georgetown ISD, applications can be sent in person or by mail to the GISD Hammerlun Center, 507 E. University Ave., Georgetown. Applications can be sent via email to [email protected]
By Trent Thompson

Reporter, Austin Metro

Trent joined Community Impact Newspaper as an intern in May 2021 after graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Texas, Austin in December 2020. In July 2021, he was promoted to Austin Metro reporter. He covers several news beats from education and government to dining, transportation, nonprofits, and healthcare. However, his primary beat is business and development. Before working at CI, Trent wrote for The Daily Texan, UT's daily student newspaper, and worked on many projects of his own for his undergraduate program. In his free time Trent writes poetry, spends time with loved ones, and watches Star Wars for the hundredth time, including other new movies.