Christopher Johnson, an entrepreneur, has filed to run in District 11 on Fort Worth’s City Council. Three people are officially running for the seat to date — Johnson, Rick Herring and Tara Maldanado Wilson. The filing deadline is Feb. 17.
Johnson previously ran in District 8 in 2021. He is vice president of the Poly Heights Neighborhood Association.
“I have a passion for the community and I want to work with the other stakeholders in the community to make our neighborhood successful, vibrant and attractive,” Johnson previously told the Report.
The newly-drawn district includes parts of east Fort Worth with an arm that extends into south-central Fort Worth.
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.
Two districts — 10 and 11 — will be filled for the first time, after the city council passed a redistricting map to establish them.
You may register to vote in the upcoming municipal election here.