On the first week to file, several candidates got in the race to run for city council seats up for election May 5.
The filing period for council and school board elections began Jan. 17 and runs through Feb. 16.
Candidates who filed in the first week are:
Haslet: Place 5 incumbent Harold Williams was the first to file. Williams was elected to his Place 5 seat in 2016. He runs a heating and air conditioning company. Place1 and Place 3 are also up for re-election May 5.
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Keller: Place 1 and Place 2 are up for this year.
Filing to keep her Place 1 Council seat is Debbie Bryan. She lists her occupation as councilmember and was first elected in May 2013.
Joe Markham, a firefighter, has filed for Place 2. The seat is currently held by Armin Mizani, who is running for State Representative in District 98, currently held by Giovanni Capriglione.
Roanoke: Incumbents all filed to retain their council seats.
Carl “Scooter” Gierisch has been mayor since 2005. Gierisch lists his occupation as a general manager.
Also seeking another term for Ward 1 is Angie Grimm, a homemaker. Kirby Smith filed for Ward 2 and is a real estate broker. For Ward 3, Dion M. Jones is a security manager.
Trophy Club: Town Council Places 3 and 4 are up for election.
Place 4 incumbent Tim Kurtz has filed for re-election and is a managing partner in a fitness club.
Running again for his Place 3 spot is Rhylan Rowe and lists his occupation as director of operations.