(Guadalupe County) -- Today marks the first day that residents living in Kingsbury will get to say whether or not they would like for the community to become the City of Kingsbury. The incorporation election is one of three entities in Guadalupe County having a ballot.
A group of supporters have requested that the county leave it to voters to decide whether Kingsbury becomes an official municipality. Early voting will be held today through Friday, May 1 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kingsbury Fire Station located at 1060 FM 1104. Votes can continue to be cast early on May 4-5 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Marion ISD voters will also be heading to the polls to fill the two available spots on the board of trustees. The candidates include Incumbents Victor Contreras and Tracie Franke. Also campaigning is newcomer Craig Flathouse. Early voting will be held today through Friday, May 1 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on May 4-5 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Early voting will be held in the Marion ISD Community Library.
The ballot for the City of Selma will also feature three races for city council. It includes the race for Council Member, Place 4. Candidates include Kevin Hadas and Mark Ford. Those appearing on the ballot for Council Member, Place 5 are Karen Rutledge and Jim Parma while the Council Member, Place 6 ballot will feature candidates Jose A. Silva and Ken Polasek. Voters will also be asked to cast their ballots in favor of or against a proposition for the issuance of bonds not to exceed $9 million for public improvements or other public purposes.
Early voting for the City of Selma election will be held today through Friday, May 1 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on May 4-5 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Votes can be cast in the Selma Municipal Complex located at 9375 Corporate Drive.