Candidates file to run for Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village councils in May 2 elections

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Candidates began filing Jan. 15 to run for election for various seats on Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village councils. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Candidates began filing Jan. 15 to run for election for various seats on Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village councils. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

This story was updated to include additional candidate filings.

Candidates began filing Jan. 15 to run for election for various seats on Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village city councils.

The filing deadline for candidates to apply for a place on the ballot ended Feb. 14. The election will take place May 2.

Lewisville

Two Lewisville City Council seats, Places 1 and 3, will be up for election.


Mayor Pro Tem Bob Troyer filed for re-election to Lewisville City Council Place 1 on Jan. 15.

Incumbent TJ Gilmore filed for re-election to Lewisville City Council Place 3.

Flower Mound

Flower Mound Town Council Places 2 and 5 will be on the ballot in May.

David Johnson, who is a commercial banker, filed to run for Place 2 on Jan. 15. Mayor Pro Tem Sandeep Sharma, who currently holds that seat, filed to run for re-election Jan. 23.

Incumbent Claudio Forest filed for re-election to the Place 5 seat on Flower Mound Town Council Jan. 30. Forest currently serves as the deputy mayor pro tem on the council. Ann Martin, who filed Feb. 13, will challenge Forest for the Place 5 seat in the upcoming election.

Highland Village

In May, Highland Village voters will get to choose who they want to fill the mayor’s seat as well as Highland Village City Council Places 2, 4 and 6.

As of the first day of filing, Mayor Charlotte Wilcox and Place 4 City Council Member Barabara Fleming filed to run for another term.

Incumbent Jon Kixmiller filed for re-election to Highland Village City Council Place 2 on Jan. 15. Kixmiller was first voted to City Council in May 2018.

Place 6 City Council member Robert Fiester filed to run for re-election Jan. 22. Before Fiester was first elected to the council in May 2018, he briefly served on the Highland Village Planning and Zoning Commission in 2017.
By Anna Herod
Anna Herod covers local government, education, business and the environment as the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Lewisville/Flower Mound/Highland Village edition. In the past, Anna served as the reporter for Community Impact's San Marcos/Buda/Kyle paper. Her bylines have appeared in the Austin American-Statesman, Hays Free Press and The Burleson Star. She is a graduate of Texas State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication.


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