The deadline for candidates to file for a spot on the May 6 uniform election ballot is Friday in most jurisdictions. A list of what municipal offices are on the ballot for the state’s 100 most populous cities can be found here.
Corpus Christi: Former council member Chad Magill said he would drop out of the special election to fill the former mayor’s unexpired term. In a statement, Magill said he hoped his decision to exit the race would lessen the chances for a runoff election, which would help the city avoid added costs and get the new mayor into office faster. At least six candidates remain in the race.
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