Adrian Smith, a military veteran, filed to run for Mayor on Fort Worth’s City Council. Five people, Smith, Ken Bowens, Jr., Alyson Kennedy, Jennifer Castillo and incumbent Mattie Parker are officially running for the seat.
Smith has previously run for District 3 in 2021, and he completed a candidate questionnaire for the Dallas Morning News.
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 dais May 6. Of the nine incumbents, eight 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.