Ask the editor: Why are only two council members up for election this year?

Six council members and one mayor sit on Frisco City Council. Each council member and the mayor serve three-year terms.

Instead of having all council members up for election at the same time, the city staggers the elections. Place 1 and Place 3, currently held by council members John Keating and Will Sowell, respectively, are up for election this year. Residents Jason Money and K.D. Warach are challenging Keating for Place 1, and resident Dave Bowsher is running against Sowell for Place 3.

Places 2 and 4 are up for election next year, and the mayor and places 5 and 6 will be up for election in 2020.

Election Day is May 5 for City Council candidates. Two Frisco ISD board of trustees seats are also up for election this year. Look inside (see Page 23) for a list of polling locations as well as a list of the candidates running for both Frisco City Council and FISD board of trustees.
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