POSTED: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 6:00pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 - 6:14pm
Longview, TX (Longview News-Journal) — Longview residents from District 5 or 6 may file an application to run for City Council beginning today.
The filing period for the May 11 election runs through March 1 for Texas cities and school districts holding elections.
District 5 is represented by Richard Manley, and District 6 is represented by Sidney Allen. Both have declared their intentions to seek re-election.
Any resident age 21 or older who has lived in a district six months before the election and who meets state candidacy requirements can run for office.
Filing is at the city secretary's office, 300 W. Cotton St., from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.
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