Arlington: WFAA-TV reported that a candidate for city council has been arrested for alleged threats against the wife of Rep. Tony Tinderholt (R-Arlington). Matthew Powers, who is challenging D5 incumbent Lana Wolff, has been charged with misdemeanor harassment.
El Paso: The city council set a June 10 date for a special election to fill the unexpired term of Cortney Niland, who resigned last week but will remain in office until a replacement is elected. The special election coincides with what is expected to be a runoff election for mayor. The filing deadline is May 1.
San Antonio: The San Antonio Express-News endorsed challenger Keith Toney over incumbent Alan Warrick. Toney was appointed to the council to fill Ivy Taylor’s unexpired term when she became mayor but has lost subsequent elections to Warrick.
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