Election day is set for May 4, and three McKinney City Council seats are up for election, including District 2, held by Rainey Rogers; District 4, held by Chuck Branch; and an at large seat held by mayor pro tem Tracy Rath.
Packets are now available for individuals interested in running for those council seats, according to the city of McKinney. The packets contain necessary forms, eligibility information, instructions, campaigning rules and more, and they may be picked up from the city secretary at McKinney City Hall, located at 222 N. Tennessee St.
Those intending to run must file for a place on the general election ballot between Jan. 16 and Feb. 16 at 5 p.m.
Rath said she does not intend to run for re-election; Rogers said he will be running again, and Branch has not given a comment to Community Impact Newspaper.
Early voting will take place from April 22-27, 29-30.