Cristal Galvan, a consultant, filed to run in District 11 on Fort Worth’s City Council. Four people are officially running for the seat — Galvan, Tara Maldanado-Wilson, Christopher Johnson and Rick Herring

Galvan is executive director of the Tarrant Transit Alliance and a board member of CDFI Friendly Fort Worth.

“It needs to have a voice of someone who can bring the entire district together, who knows the issues of the district,” Galvan previously told the Report. 

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 can register to vote in the upcoming municipal election here

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Rachel BehrndtGovernment Accountability Reporter

Rachel Behrndt is a government accountability reporter for the Fort Worth Report in collaboration with KERA. She is a recent graduate of the University of Missouri where she majored in Journalism and Political...