Keller approves dates for November council elections

In a July 30 letter, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said that "local officials cannot postpone local elections that were scheduled to be held on May 2, 2020 beyond November 3, 2020." (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
In a July 30 letter, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said that "local officials cannot postpone local elections that were scheduled to be held on May 2, 2020 beyond November 3, 2020." (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

In a July 30 letter, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said that "local officials cannot postpone local elections that were scheduled to be held on May 2, 2020 beyond November 3, 2020." (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

After May elections were postponed by Gov. Greg Abbott due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, local governments have shifted city council and other races to November.

Keller City Council on Aug. 4 unanimously approved a resolution to hold elections for mayor, City Council Place 5 and City Council Place 6 during general elections Nov. 3.

The resolution also sets early voting dates for the city from Oct. 13-30. Voters have until Oct. 30 to request a mail-in ballot from the Tarrant County Elections Administrator.

According to the resolution, early voting “by personal appearance” will be conducted at the Tarrant County Election Center, 2700 Premier St., Fort Worth, and Keller Town Hall, 1100 Bear Creek Parkway, Keller.

Candidates for mayor for the city of Keller include Tag Green, Mark Mathews and Armin Mizani.


Three candidates will vie for City Council Place 5: Stephen G. Humenesky, Chris Whatley and Michael Mitchell; and four candidates will compete for City Council Place 6: Brian Campbell, Ross McMullin, Mujeeb Kazi and David A. Tashman.

Voters can cast Election Day ballots at Keller Town Hall. Additional polling places will be added at a later date in accordance with the Texas election code, the resolution says.

For more information on city of Keller elections, click here.
By Ian Pribanic
Ian Pribanic covers city government, transportation, business and education news for Community Impact Newspaper in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth areas. A Washington D.C. native and University of North Texas graduate, Ian was previously an editor for papers in Oklahoma, West Texas and for Community Impact in New Braunfels.


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