Friday was the deadline for candidates to file for the May 1 general election.

Arlington: Eight people filed to succeed term-limited Mayor Jeff Williams including council member Marvin Sutton (D3) and former council member Michael Glaspie.

Beaumont: Five candidates filed to succeed Mayor Becky Ames including council members Robin Mouton (W4) and W.L. Pate Jr. (At-large). Ames, who has served as mayor since 2007, did not seek re-election.

Dallas: A total of 57 people filed for the 14 council districts. All 11 incumbents seeking re-election drew challengers:

  • Chad West (D1) faces three challengers, including Gio Valderas, who received 35% of the vote in a 2019 race for the seat.
  • Casey Thomas II (D3) faces a single first-time candidate.

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