Rowlett to hold special mayoral election July 16

ROWLETT – The City of Rowlett has announced it will hold a special election July 16 to replace former Mayor John Harper, who resigned April 19, plus elect a City Council Member in Place 4.

Current Place 4 City Council Member and Mayor Pro Tem Todd Gottel has announced his candidacy for the mayoral spot and will give up his seat to campaign for it.

The filing period for candidates will run through 5 pm, Monday, May 16.

Early voting will begin June 29 and run through July 12. There will be no voting on July 4 due to the holiday.

All voting will be consolidated into one polling place at the City Hall Annex to save the City $15,000 on the special election.

Contact Rowlett City Secretary Susie Quinn to file for office.

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One response to “Rowlett to hold special mayoral election July 16

  1. I was under the impression that State Law allows only two election days per year in the state. One in May and one in November. Are there exceptions to this?

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