Voters will soon have the chance to decide who will fill a vacancy on League City City Council.

What's happening?

On Nov. 14, League City City Council approved a special election for Jan. 13 for Position 4 on council. The seat was held by John Bowen, who announced his resignation Oct. 31 and officially resigned Nov. 10, according to agenda documents.

A runoff election will be held Feb. 17, if necessary.

Eligible residents have until 5 p.m. Dec. 4 to file for candidacy at City Hall, 300 W. Walker St., League City.

The details

According to the state constitution, any council vacancy with an unexpired term of more than one year must be filled by a majority vote in a special election within 120 days of the vacancy.

Bowen didn't respond to a request for comment on why he resigned.