Alyson Kennedy, a cashier and political activist, filed to run for Fort Worth mayor.
Two people are now running for the seat — Kennedy and Jennifer Castillo. Mayor Mattie Parker has not yet filed to run for reelection at the time of publication.
Municipal elections are coming up. Here are some key dates:
Jan. 18: Candidates began filing
Feb. 17: Last day for candidates to file
April 6: Last day to register to vote
April 24: Early voting begins
May 2: Early voting ends
May 6: Election Day
Candidates across all 11 districts will vie for a seat at the dias May 6. Of the nine incumbents, five have filed for reelection so far.
Newly created Districts 10 and 11 will be filled for the first time, after the City Council passed a redistricting map to establish them.
You can register to vote in the upcoming municipal election here.