In advance of the May elections, seven individuals have filed candidacies for Hutto City Council alongside three contenders for Hutto ISD's board of trustees. Places 2 and 5 are open on council in addition to two open board seats for HISD.

The candidate filing period ended at 5 p.m. Feb. 12. Here are the candidates in the running for Hutto City Council and Hutto ISD's board of trustees:

Hutto City Council, Place 2:

  • Dan Thornton (incumbent)

  • Rick Hudson

  • Jimmy Pierce

Hutto City Council, Place 5:

  • Christina Bastos

  • Krystal Kinsey

  • Nicole Calderone

  • Zack Miller

Place 5 incumbent Patti Martinez announced Feb. 4 she would not seek re-election to Hutto City Council. As part of her announcement, she cited taking time to prioritize her health and family.

"The pandemic has been hard on us, as it has everyone, and my family deserves more of my time and attention as we face these challenges together," she said in the announcement.

Hutto ISD board of trustees:

  • Mina Davis

  • Amy English

  • James Matlock

Hutto ISD's board of trustees operates on an open seat format, as opposed to a numbered place. The two open seats are of trustees Phillip Boutwell and Edgar Padilla; neither sought re-election.

Early voting will run April 19-27. Election day is May 1.