Two candidates for City Council election

City of San Angelo

Two more candidates filed their candidacies for the San Angelo City Council, Friday Jan. 22. raising the number of candidates to seven on the May 7 ballot.

On the ballot you have the police chief’s race and the District 1, 3 and 5 Council seats. The new candidates are Trinidad Aguirre Jr. filing for the District 1 seat and Matthew Lane Carter filing for the District 5 seat.

If elected, the new City Council members will serve a three-year term. The elected police chief will serve a four-year term.

Those previously filed for District 3 are Daniel Cardenas and Harry Thomas. Those already filed for District 5 are R.A. Cantrell and Elizabeth Grindstaff. Tim Vasquez is currently the only one who has filed for the Police chief’s race.

For more information about how to file for City Council, contact the City Clerk’s office or go to The paperwork needs to be filed in the City Clerk’s office in Room 210 on the second floor of City Hall, 72 West College Avenue.