window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'UA-29484371-30');
Sunday , December 8 2019
McDonalds BBall 2019 728
West Texas Test Drive 728
Rugby Coming Soon 728
STEP 728
EPCON_2020 728
ENTERPRISE 728
Amy’s Astronomy
Bordertown Undergroun Show 728
Utep Football Generic 728
Mountains 728
Darrington Park 728
High Desert 728
Rhinos 2019/2020 728
Home | News | Election Center: Vote2020 | San Elizario Hosts First Election Since Inaugural City Council Elected

San Elizario Hosts First Election Since Inaugural City Council Elected

The incorporation of San Elizario took place via election in 2013 and in 2014, its first council was elected into office, now after four years, residents will have their first election.

In reality, city officials share that three elections should have been held, but were cancelled due to a lack of candidates running against the incumbents.

On May 5, 2018, eight people will by vying for the positions of mayor, alderperson place 4 and alderperson place 5.

“It has been a vote of confidence that our community has placed their trust in us, this first council, for these past four years. But we also welcome other members of our community to take the step towards public service. Our city deserves to see good leaders rise up and it’s a sign of a healthy democracy,” stated Alderperson Place 1 and Mayor Pro Tem Leticia Miranda.

David Aguirre Jr., a senior at San Elizario High School, Antonio Araujo, director of a local non-profit and San Elizario Independent School District Board Trustee and incumbent Maya Sanchez are all contending for the position of mayor.

Incumbent Rebecca Martinez-Juarez and non-profit director Maria Ortiz Covernali are vying for alderperson place 4. And incumbent George Almanzar, Paul Edward Johnson Jr., who is retired military and Connie Vasquez, also retired have filed to fill alderperson place 5.

 

Important dates in the City of San Elizario’s election process:

February 26, 2018 – Drawing for place on ballot

April 5, 2018 – Last day to register to vote for May 5th election

April 23, 2018 – 1st Day of early voting

May 1, 2018 – Last day of early voting

May 5, 2018 – Election day

The election will be held at the San Elizario Fire Department, 1415 San Antonio Street in San Elizario.

About Staff Report

Staff Reports are just that, Staff Reporting the news. No skew, no opinion just the news. We pride ourselves on making sure that we bring you the news as soon as it is published, submitted or sent to us. No need to have a reporter rewrite or give their opinion. The facts or information, nothing more.

Check Also

Thanksgiving Holiday information, closures and events

As is tradition, the Thanksgiving holiday features plenty of closures and plenty of events. Below …

STEP 728
Rhinos 2019/2020 728
ENTERPRISE 728
Bordertown Undergroun Show 728
Rugby Coming Soon 728
McDonalds BBall 2019 728
Mountains 728
Darrington Park 728
High Desert 728
EPCON_2020 728
EP MediaFest 2020 728
West Texas Test Drive 728
Amy’s Astronomy
Utep Football Generic 728