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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Early Voting Starts Monday, April 24

Voters will have their first opportunity to cast a ballot for the city’s local election starting at 8 a.m. Monday, April 24.  

Early Voting Dates & Times:

  • April 24 – 28: Early voting from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • April 29 – 30: Early voting from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • May 1 – 2: Early voting from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • May 6: Election Day. Polls are open from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

All voting takes place at in the Council Chambers at Burleson City Hall, 141 W. Renfro St.

Information on accepted ID’s.

           

Burleson voters will have their choice of 13 candidates in four races this spring as a mix of political veterans and newcomers face off in the May 6 local election. All Burleson City Council seats are elected at-large for three-year terms.

For the mayor’s seat, voters will have three options to choose from (in alphabetical order): John Garrison, Katherine Reading and Ken Shetter. Shetter was elected mayor in June of 2004, during his second term on Burleson’s City Council. 

Five candidates will face off for the Place 2 seat: Robert Boot, Rick Green, Roman Pscheidt, KJ Topinka and Brooke Wilson. Green is serving his fourth term as a member of the council in Place 2. Serving first from 2000-2004 and most recently from 2010 – present. Green also served on the Planning and Zoning Commission from 1999-2000.  Boot is currently serving on the Zoning Board of Adjustment, a position he was appointed to in 2013. Pscheidt is currently serving on the Park Board, a position he was appointed to in 2011.

With incumbent Matt Aiken choosing not to run for reelection in Place 4, voters will have three options to choose from: Todd Hulsey, Shannan Sutter and Pam Grant Tatum. Hulsey is currently serving on the Zoning Board of Adjustment, a position he was appointed to in 2016. Sutter is currently serving on the Park Board, a position she was appointed to in 2013.

In Place 6, incumbent Ronnie Johnson (elected in 2012) is being challenged by Jason Morse.

Additional city election information may be found on the city's website.

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