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Candidates file for May ballots

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March 24, 2016 | 1,982 views | 1 comment

(Updated 3/24/16, Floresville seats) Voters will soon head back to the polls to decide the makeup of a number of area city councils and school boards.

Election day is May 7. The deadline for candidates to file was Feb. 19 -- except for Floresville, where the city council called a special election for two council seats. Floresville’s filing deadline is March 7.

Where candidates find themselves without an opponent, the respective entity may not hold an election.


•China Grove -- for mayor: Mary Ann Hajek and Glenn L. McCarty; for two council members: Gail Beaver, Lucille Kosub, Dennis Parma, and Eugene D. Ripps (at large).

•Elmendorf -- for mayor: Manuel Decena Jr. and Michael James Gonzales; for two council members: Polo Maldonado and Richard B. Rodriguez (Place 3); and Linda Peña Ortiz (Place 5). Voters will also cast ballots on three propositions.

•Falls City -- for mayor: Brent Houdmann; for four council members: Corey Albert, Steven Swierc, Aaron Wiatrek, and Andrew Wiatrek (at large)

•Floresville -- for two council members: Gerard J. Jimenez and Joyce Stinson (Place 4); and Frank S Ramirez, Gloria Morales Cantu, and Nick Nissen (Place 5).

•La Vernia -- for mayor: Robert Gregory; for two council members: Eloi Ray Cormier and Harold Schott (at large)

•Nixon -- for mayor: Gladyne Finch; for two council members: Gloria (Leticia) DeLeon, Patricia (Pat) Dingler, Doug Koenig, George Peña, Jessica Smith, and Jason Torres (at large)

•Poth -- for mayor: Johnny De La Zerda (Sr.) and Anthony W. Smolka; for two council members: Paul Martinez (full term) and Chrystal Eckel (unexpired term)

•St. Hedwig -- for mayor: Dee Grimm; for two council members: Susann Baker (Place 2); Deborah McInerney, Kathy Palmer, and Walter Wyrwich (Place 4)

•Stockdale -- for three council members: Scott Soden (District 3); Becky Adams (District 4); and Neal Bennett (District 5).

School districts

•Falls City -- for two trustees: Aaron Ermis, Holli Foster, Kelly Hons, Patrick W. Jarzombek, and Kevin Labus (at large)

•Nixon-Smiley -- for three trustees: Mary Ann Fatheree and Mark Mendez (Place 1); Maria Rios Griffin and Lester Warzecha (Place 5); and Jimmy Newman (Place 7)

•Stockdale -- for three trustees: Craig Clancy (Place 2); Teri Dugi (Place 5); and Sal Urrabazo (Place 7).

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Nannette Kilbey-Smith, Editor  
April 15 at 5:05pm
Your chance to meet the Floresville City Council candidates, and ask your questions, is April 21!

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