Aug. 16 at 5 p.m. was the deadline for candidates to file for a place on the ballot, according to the Texas Secretary of State’s website.
According to the Bellaire city clerk, council members can serve two consecutive four-year terms, while the mayor is able to serve four consecutive two-year terms.
The last day for residents to register to vote is Oct. 4. Early voting is Oct. 18-29. The last day to receive a ballot by mail is Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. For more information, visit the Harris County Election Division website.
Here is a full list of the candidates. Candidates are listed in order of date/time of filing.
Council member—Position No. 1
Winfred C. Frazier
Council member—Position No. 3
Council member—Position No. 5
The incumbent for council member Position 1, Neil Verma, was eligible to run but chose not to do so, according to the city clerk, while the council member for Position 3 and Mayor Pro Tem Gus Pappas as well as council member for Position 5 Michael Fife are term-limited and are ineligible to run for council.