West Lake Hills candidates all running unopposed in May election

Mayor Linda Anthony discusses West Lake Hill's firearms ordinance Wednesday, Feb. 14, with Council Members Brian Plunkett and Darin Walker.

Mayor Linda Anthony discusses West Lake Hill's firearms ordinance Wednesday, Feb. 14, with Council Members Brian Plunkett and Darin Walker.

As of the close of the candidate-filing period at 5 p.m. on Feb. 16, all three incumbent candidates in the upcoming West Lake Hills general election are running unopposed.

Mayor Linda Anthony will remain mayor, while Council Members Brian Plunkett and Darin Walker will maintain their positions in places two and four respectively, according to the city’s website.

While the election has not yet been canceled, City Council could take action to certify the unopposed status of the seats at a future meeting. Council is scheduled to meet next on Feb. 28.
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By Nicholas Cicale

Nick was born in Long Island, New York and grew up in South Florida. He graduated from Florida State University in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in writing and a minor in music. Nick was a journalist for three years at the St. James Plaindealer in Minnesota before moving to Austin to join Community Impact Newspaper in 2016.


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