4 candidates file for 3 spots in Brentwood City Commission election

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The city of Brentwood will have a contested election later this year as four candidates vie for three seats on the Brentwood City Commission.

The filing deadline for residents wishing to run for the commission has passed, and as of Feb. 18, three incumbents and one newcomer have filed to run, according to the Williamson County Election Commission.

Candidates include Mayor Rhea Little, Commissioners Mark Gorman and Regina Smithson and Brentwood resident Gina Starling Gunn, according to filing documents.

The city commission will have three spots up for this year's election, to be held May 4. All three positions are at-large positions, and the top three candidates with the most votes will be elected to commission seats.

Candidates serve staggered four-year terms, and the positions of mayor and vice mayor are appointed by the commission.


Below are a few key dates to know ahead of the election.

  • Last day to register to vote: April 5

  • Early voting: April 14-29

  • Election day: May 4

By Wendy Sturges
A Houston native and graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin, Wendy Sturges has worked as a community journalist covering local government, health care, business and development since 2011. She has worked with Community Impact since 2015 as a reporter and editor and moved to Tennessee in 2019.


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