UPDATE: More candidates filed for the May 5 Hays CISD races


Updated Feb. 17 at 4:05 p.m.

Friday’s filing deadline added several names to the May 5 general election ballots for Hays CISD.

Three more candidates—Michael Sanchez, Valerie Hopkins and Alejandro Correa—filed to run for the District 3 seat against incumbent Bert A. Bronaugh Jr. A third at-large trustee candidate, Susan Gray, has filed to run against Will McManus and Michelle Cohen, who previously filed.

Correa is a software developer, Gray is an education consultant, Hopkins is the Manor ISD transportation director and Sanchez is a professor. Community Impact Newspaper has reached out to San Marcos CISD for the final list of candidate filings.

Early voting for the May 5 race begins April 23 and April 5 is the last day to register to vote.

Published  Feb. 13 at 4:28 p.m.

Four days before the filing deadline, two San Marcos residents have filed to run for a seat on the San Marcos CISD school board and one Hays County resident has filed for Hays CISD’s at-large seat.

James McCutcheon and Harvey Jenkins applied Monday and Tuesday, respectively, for a place on the May 5 election ballot.

Joining them on the ballot will be the incumbent trustees, Anne Halsey and John McGlothlin. Both seats are at-large positions.

On his application, Jenkins listed his occupation as an aircraft mechanic. Jenkins often speaks during public comment at Hays County commissioners court, SMCISD and San Marcos City Council meetings.

McCutcheon is a teacher, according to his application.

Michelle Cohen, a systems analyst, filed today to run against Will McManus. Holly Raymond, who currently holds the seat, will not run for re-election.

Bert A. Bronaugh Jr., who currently serves as District 3 trustee, filed for re-election in January.

Candidate filing ends Friday, and the last day to register to vote is April 5. Election Day is May 5.

Additional reporting by Starlight Williams.


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Marie Albiges
Marie Albiges is the editor for the San Marcos, Buda and Kyle edition of Community Impact Newspaper. She covers San Marcos City Council, San Marcos CISD and Hays County Commissioners Court. Marie previously reported for the Central Austin edition. Marie moved to Austin from Williamsburg, Va. in 2016 and was born in France.
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