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Posted on: February 24, 2023

Candidates set for May 6 City Council Election

COUNCIL election update

Filing for this spring’s City Council election has ended. Here are the candidates vying for your vote in the May 6, 2023 election.

MAYOR: Two candidates are vying for the Mayor's seat: Incumbent Chris Fletcher and Ronnie Johnson, currently serving in Place 6. 

PLACE 2: With incumbent Rick Green choosing not to run for re-election in Place 2, voters will have two options to choose from: Phil Anderson and Jake Wernette.

PLACE 4: Councilmember Tamara Payne, who currently occupies Place 4, will also not seek re-election. Larry Scott is the sole challenger for this seat.

PLACE 6: Councilmember Ronnie Johnson selected to vacate Place 6 to run for the Mayor's seat. Adam Russell is vying for this seat unopposed. 

Early voting will begin on April 24. No voting will occur at Burleson City Hall for the May 6 Election. All voting locations will coincide with the voter's county of residence (Johnson or Tarrant County). For early voting and election day voting hours and locations 

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