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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Packets available for interested City Council candidates

Three McKinney City Council seats will be up for voter consideration during the general election in May. Individuals interested in learning more about running can pick up candidate packets from the City Secretary at City Hall, 222 N. Tennessee St. The first day to file for a place on the ballot is Wednesday, January 16. The deadline to file is Friday, February 15 at 5 p.m.


Voters will elect representatives for one At Large seat plus the District 2 and the District 4 seats. The general election is scheduled for May 4. Early voting takes place from April 22- 27 and April 29-30.


The candidate packet includes necessary forms, instructions, eligibility requirements, important dates related to the election and campaign sign rules.


For more information about City Council candidate packets or elections, contact the City Secretary's office by email or call at 972-547-7505.


About McKinney

McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. As one of the fastest growing cities in America, McKinney has a current population of 180,000. The city was #1 on the list of Best Places to Live in America in 2014, published by Money Magazine. Established in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers award-winning schools, a vibrant historic downtown, diverse housing options, a robust economy and a uniquely beautiful natural setting, with rolling hills and lush trees.

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