Generic Election

Early voting starts Monday for the May 4 election.

Early voting ends April 30.

To find out when and where to vote in the city council and school board elections in your home county, contact the entities that are having elections.

Below is a list of the entities that are having elections and those that have canceled elections because the candidates are unopposed.

Brent Carter, Vic Morgan, Rawley McCoy and Steve Meacham are all running for the mayor’s seat.

Two council seats are also up for election this year. Council member Tom Halepaska is retiring from the City Council after 15 years, leaving his Super District 6 seat open. Zach Smith and Mark Loffgren are running to replace him.

Justin Urbano is challenging incumbent Dr. Andrew Young for the Super District 5 position.

Voters in the Victoria school district will elect one new board member in Super District 7. Candidates are Henry Wood, David Charles Steves and Mike Mercer. Incumbent Mike DiSanto did not seek reeleciton.

The board canceled elections in Districts 1 and 6 because the candidates were unopposed. Kevin VanHook represents District 1 and Margaret Pruett represents District 6.

Victoria County

  • Victoria City Council – Mayor, Brent Carter, Vic Morgan, Rawley McCoy and Steve Meacham. Incumbent Paul Polasek did not seek reelection. Super District 5, Dr. Andrew Young, incumbent, and Justin Urbano. Super District 6, Zach Smith and Mark Loffgren. Incumbent Tom Halepaska is not seeking reelection.
  • Victoria School Board – Super District 7, Henry Wood, David Charles Steves and Mike Mercer. Incumbent Mike DiSanto did not seek re-eleciton. The board canceled elections for Districts 1 and 6 and declared Kevin VanHook and Margaret Pruett elected.
  • Victoria College Board – Did not have an election scheduled.

Calhoun County

  • Point Comfort City Council – At-large, 3 to be elected, Linda Brush, incumbent; Wes McKelvy, incumbent; Kelli Hilscher-Hynes, incumbent; Nathan J. Almanzar; Stephen Lambden; and Joshua Grissom.
  • Calhoun Port Authority – District 2, Dell Weathersby, incumbent; Jasper “Jay” Cuellar. District 4, Randy Boyd, incumbent; Luis De La Garza; Paul Lauterbach; Roger Hochgraber; and Alvin Bland. Election canceled for District 3; incumbent J.C. Melcher Jr. declared elected March 13.
  • Point Comfort Special Election – Election canceled; Mitchal McBride, incumbent. City Administrator Ofie Baldera said McBride was appointed to the City Council last year after a resignation. Because he was appointed to an unexpired term, he had to run in a special election. But because no one ran against him, the city council canceled the special election and declared him elected.
  • Calhoun County School Board – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. At-large, David Gaskamp. District 3, Bill Harvey. Both are incumbents and from Port Lavaca.
  • Port Lavaca City Council – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. District 4, Rosie Padron, incumbent; District 5, Jim Ward, incumbent.
  • Seadrift City Council – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. At-Large, 3 elected, Kenneth Reese, Geoff Hunt, June Cantrell, all incumbents. Opponent Jack La Barge withdrew from the race.

DeWitt County

  • Cuero Medical District – At-large, 2 to be elected, Charles W. Papacek, incumbent; Faye Sheppard; Carlyle Stakes, incumbent. All are from Cuero.
  • Yorktown City Council – Mayor, Joshua Serbin, Bill Baker; Mayor Rene Hernandez did not seek reelection. At-large council, 2 to be elected, Jim O’Connell; Ruben Garcia; Connie Hall; and Manuel Serrano, incumbent. All are of Yorktown.
  • Yorktown School Board – At-large, 3 to be elected; Deborah Kneese, incumbent; DeNeice Sinast, incumbent; Todd Metting, incumbent; David Norrell Jr.
  • Cuero City Council – Election canceled; candidates declared elected; District 1, John Charles Fuqua, incumbent. District 4, Roy Johnson, incumbent; challenger Doug Sethness withdrew from the race. At-large, 2 elected, Bill Mathys and W.T. “Tony” Allen, both incumbents. All are of Cuero.
  • Cuero school board – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. District 1, B.J. Drehr, incumbent; District 2, Gerard Gonzales, incumbent.

Jackson County

  • Edna City Council – Mayor, Lance Smiga; Bernadette Vickery; Mayor Joe D. Hermes did not seek reelection. District 1, Dustin Muncrief, incumbent. District 2, Wayne Callis, incumbent. All are of Edna.
  • Ganado School Board – Position 1, Donnie Tegeler, Brian Peters and James Hicks. Position 2, Pierce Thedford Jr., incumbent, and Nick Strauss. All are of Ganado.
  • Edna School Board – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. District 3, Patrick Brzozowski. District 6, William E. Alex. Both are incumbents and of Edna.
  • Ganado City Council – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. At-large, 3 elected, Calvin Callis, Robin Bauerle, Blake Petrash. All are incumbents and of Ganado.
  • City of La Ward – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. At-large, 3 elected, Chris Williams, Vivian Martell, Cleo Sanchez, all incumbents.
  • Jackson County Hospital District – The hospital district is not holding an election.

Goliad County

  • Goliad City Council – At-large, 3 to be elected, alderman, Luis Rodriguez, incumbent; Robin Alaniz, incumbent; Charles Benavides, incumbent; and Brenda Moses. All are of Goliad.
  • Goliad Special Election – A one-fourth cent sales tax for road and bridge repair.
  • Goliad School Board – Election canceled, candidates declared elected. District 3, Brandon Huber, of Berclair. District 6, Shelia F. Edwards, of Goliad; incumbent Michelle Reitz did not seek reelection.

Lavaca County

  • Hallettsville City Council – Mayor, Stephen Hunter, incumbent. Place 2, Audrey Barrera, incumbent; Gordon Clark. Place 5, Cindy Renken, incumbent. All are of Hallettsville.
  • Yoakum City Council – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. Place 1, Carl O’Neill, incumbent. Place 2, Glenn Klander; incumbent Tim McCoy did not seek reelection. Place 3, Anita Rodriguez, incumbent. All are of Yoakum.
  • Shiner City Council – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. Mayor, Fred Hilscher. At-large, 2 elected, Gregory Murrile, David Schroeder. All are of Shiner and incumbents.
  • Moulton City Council – Election canceled, candidates declared elected. Mayor, Mark Zimmerman, incumbent; Place 2, Michael Ramirez, incumbent; Place 1, Ervin Patek, incumbent Darryl Helfer did not seek reelection. All are of Moulton.
  • Yoakum School Board – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. At-large, 2 elected, Donetta Sherrer and Rodney Svec, both of Yoakum and incumbents.
  • Hallettsville School Board – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. Place 4, Matthew Felcman. Place 5, Brian Henneke. Both are of Hallettsville and are incumbents.
  • Shiner School Board – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. Place 6, Tim Kalich. Place 5, Brandon Siegel. Both are of Shiner and are incumbents.
  • Moulton School Board – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. Place 1, Mary Kay Fishbeck. Place 2, David Wayne Beyer. Place 3, Chad Chaloupka. All are of Moulton. Incumbents, Place 1, Sheryl Zimmerman; Place 2, Christopher Buehring; and Place 3, Stephanie Fojtik did not seek reelection.
  • Yoakum Hospital District – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. President, Roger L. Lee. At-large, Elaine Grace Albrecht. Both are incumbents and are of Yoakum.
  • Lavaca Medical Center – Election not planned this year.

Refugio County

  • Refugio City Council – Mayor, Wanda H. Dukes, incumbent. Place 1, Karen Watts, incumbent; Rene Reyna. Place 2, Leonard Anzaldua, incumbent. All are of Refugio.
  • Woodsboro City Council – Mayor, Kay Roach, incumbent; George R. Hernandez. Place 1, John Schlabach. Place 2, Robby E. Stephenson, incumbent Tony Avila did not seek reelection. Place 1 incumbent Ralph Cisneros Jr. died Feb. 6. All are of Refugio.
  • City of Bayside – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. Place 1, Orville Downs incumbent Trey W. Fricks did not seek reelection. Place 4, Douglas Canoot, incumbent. Place 5, Donald Humphrey, incumbent.
  • Refugio School Board – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. District 1, Eugene Lewis. District 3, Jorge Jaso. District 5, Kelley Walker. All are from Refugio and are incumbents.
  • Woodsboro School Board – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. Place 7, Robbie Blaschke, incumbent. Place 6, Mandy Nixon, incumbent. Both are from Woodsboro.
  • Austwell-Tivoli School Board – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. Position 4, Angela Lutz; incumbent Freddy Arriaga did not seek reelection. Position 3, Wade Ruddock, incumbent. Position 5, Greg Duenez, incumbent.
  • Refugio County Memorial Hospital District – Election canceled; candidates declared elected. Place 5, Jerry Lockett, of Woodsboro. Place 6, Ronald Boerner, of Refugio. Place 7, Kenneth Wright, of Refugio. All are incumbents.
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