Candidate applications are now available for seats up for election this spring on Pearland City Council, Pearland ISD's board of trustees, Friendswood City Council and Alvin ISD's board of trustees. The general election will be held May 6. The deadline for candidates to file for a place on the ballot is 5 p.m. Feb. 17.

Below are the positions up for election and how to file an application.

Pearland City Council
  • Mayor, held by Kevin Cole
  • Position 3, held by Alex Kamkar
  • Position 7, held by Woody Owens
The candidate application can be filed in person or by mail to the city secretary at 3519 Liberty Drive, Pearland, or emailed to [email protected].

Pearland ISD
  • Position 1, held by Toni Carter
  • Position 2, held by Kristofer Schoeffler
The candidate application can be filed in person or by mail to 1928 N. Main St., Pearland, or emailed to [email protected].

Friendswood City Council
  • Position 2, held by Sally Branson
  • Position 5, held by John Scott
Candidate packets can be accessed on the city’s website, or a copy may be requested from the city secretary. The application must be completed, notarized and filed with the city secretary at Friendswood City Hall, 910 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood.

Alvin ISD
  • Position 6, held by Earl Humbird
  • Position 7, held by Vivian Scheibel
Candidate packets may be picked up from Secretary to the Superintendent Mary Anne McWhirter at the Alvin ISD Administration Building at 301 E. House St., Alvin.