5 candidates to be on November ballot for San Marcos City Council seats

Five total candidates have applied to run in the Nov. 5 2019 city elections.

Five total candidates have applied to run in the Nov. 5 2019 city elections.

Multiple contested races have emerged for the 2019 November city elections as of the Aug. 19 candidate filing deadline.

The last day write-in candidates can file is Aug. 23.

Two candidates, Maxfield Baker and Mark Gleason, who serve on the San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission, will be running for Place 1 on City Council. Council Member Lisa Prewitt, the incumbent, will not be seeking re-election.

Prewitt, instead, announced through her Facebook page that she will be running for a Hays County Precinct 3 commissioner in 2020.

She was first elected November 2013 and is currently the mayor pro tem.

Saul Gonzalez, who is at the end of his first term on City Council, has picked up two challengers in his bid for re-election to Place 2: Devin Barrett and Lisa Marie Coppoletta. Gonzalez was elected December 2016 in a runoff election.

The last day to register to vote is Oct. 7. Early voting is scheduled from Oct. 21 to Nov. 1. Election Day is Nov. 5.
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