What’s Happening?

The Pedernales Electric Cooperative, which supplies power to more than 385,000 accounts throughout Central Texas, is holding a vote for two new director positions for Districts 2 and 3 through June 9 at 5 p.m., according to a May 16 news release. The positions will last for a three year term, and voters will be able to choose from five different candidates.

On the Ballot:

District 2:

• Carlos St. James

• Emily Pataki

District 3:

• Mark Ekrut

• Micheal Guess

• John Hoffner

Who is Affected?

District 2 covers the area of Cedar Park and Leander. District 3 covers most of Northwest Austin and the Lake Travis area.

The Details

The release states members can vote online, by mail, through the PEC office, or by using a computer or smartphone to access the PEC SmartHub. For more on the election and the candidates, click here.

Why it Matters

PEC provides power to a substantial number of Texans, and the release states the vote will "provide members an opportunity to choose the leaders who will represent them and their interests in the cooperative."

Stay Tuned

Election results will be posted June 13, and the new board members will be seated June 16.