Filings Over – The City and School Elections Take Shape

Elections will take place on May 6th all over Texas. The Election Date is set aside, principally for City Council and School Board positions, but also for any other special Elections that are deemed necessary. In Lampasas County there will be several City and School Board seats expiring and those who had filed by Friday are in the race.

Here’s the final list:

For the City of Lampasas Elections:

Position Current Incumbent Others Filed

  • Mayor Christian Toups (no filing) Misti Talbert
  • Place 1 Chris Harrison (filed) Delana Keele Toups
  • Place 2 Robert McCauley (filed)
  • Place 6 T.J. Monroe (filed) Kevin Veazey
  • Misti Talbert above currently holds the Place 3 Council Seat. With no opponent, she will take the seat. Once that is done, the Council will likely appoint a new Council member of their choice to serve out her unexpired term.

Lampasas ISD School Board election:

Position Current Incumbent Others Filed

Place 6 Sam Walker (filed)

  • Place 7 Ryan Shahan (filed) Robert Goodart
  • Robert Goodart above is a City Work Superintendent in the Streets Dept.
  • The incumbent, Ryan Shahan is a local area bank’s Branch Presi-dent.

Kempner City Council seats up for Election are:

Position Incumbent Others Filed

  • Mayor Carolyn Crane Keith Harvey (filed)
  • Place 2 Robert McKennan (filed)
  • Place 3 Bob Crane (no filing)
  • Place 4 Clifton Morse (no filing)

Lometa City Council seats up for Election are:

Three at-large seats on the City Council.

  • The incumbent whole terms expiring are those of David Fair, John Vasquez and Susan Hines.
  • Two of them, David Fair and Susan Hines did file to run again, but that is all. The City Council will be short one member after the election and will presumably appoint someone to fill the empty seat.

Lometa ISD seats up for Election include:

Two at-large seats are up for regular election and there is also a special unexpired term election for Ben Leggett’s seat.

Position Incumbent Others Filed

  • Two at large Stacy Pauly (filed) Mario Maldonado seats Jimmy Thompson
  • Special election Lowell Ivey
  • For unexpired term Megan Lusty

Kempner City Council seats up for Election are
Position Incumbent Others Filed

  • Mayor Carolyn Crane(filed) Keith Harvey
  • Place 2 Robert McKennan (filed)
  • Place 3 Bob Crane (filed)
  • Place 4 Clifton Morse (no filing) David Richardson