Three individuals, including two former candidates, have filed for the Round Rock City Council seat vacated by Kris Whitfield

In the special election called for Dec. 16, at least three candidates will vie for Kris Whitfield's former seat.

The three candidates are Hollis Bone, John Montgomery and Hilda Montgomery. Hilda and John are not related to one another.

Whitfield left her seat vacant, effective Oct. 6, to move to Wyoming to a vacation home. On Oct. 26, Round Rock City Council voted to declare a special election for Dec. 16. Since that time, three candidates have filed for the position.

Bone announced first, prior to the election being called. Bone previously ran for Round Rock City Council Place 1, which was vacated by Craig Morgan who ran successfully for mayor. Bone lost to current Council Member Tammy Young. Bone previously served on the Planning and Zoning Commission and was involved with the Round Rock Economic Development Partnership and the Transportation and Economic Development Corporation, according to his campaign website.

John owns printing company Roberts Printing. He has lived in Round Rock for just under seven years, according to his campaign filing form.

Hilda previously ran for mayor in this year's May election and lost to Morgan. Hilda said she has lived in Round Rock for nearly 17 years after being recruited to the area by Dell.

The filing deadline is 5 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 6. Early voting will be held for the election on Nov. 29 to Dec. 12.
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