Four candidates file for Hutto City Council positions ahead of May 5 election

Four candidates have filed for the May 5 Hutto City Council election.

Four candidates have filed for the May 5 Hutto City Council election.

Four candidates, including just one incumbent, filed for candidacy for two of Hutto City Council's contested seats.

Hutto Mayor Pro-Tem Tom Hines, looking to retain his Place 2 dais seat, is the only incumbent running for re-election this cycle. Hutto City Council Member Lucio Valdez, Place 5, has not filed for re-election.

Hines will be challenged for the Place 2 election by Gay McMillan. McMillan is a local artist and writer, according to her ballot application, and has lived in her residence in the city of Hutto for three years.

Patti Turner, a homemaker, and Rick Hudson, a volunteer, have both filed for the Place 5 election to replace Valdez's seat at City Council, according to city documents. Turner has been in her current Hutto residence for two years, according to her candidacy application. Hudson has lived at his residence in Hutto for more than three years.

Hutto will hold its a General Election on May 5 to elect City Council Places 2 and 5. The last day to apply for ballot by mail is Friday, Feb. 23.
By Iain Oldman
Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the editor for the Northwest Austin edition.


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