SAN ANGELO, TX – A San Angelo Realtor has filed paperwork to run for mayor of San Angelo in the May election against incumbent Mayor Brenda Gunter.
According to information from the city Public Affairs office, Silvara Lawson submitted her candidate packet on Friday.
In a socia media post, Lawson announced her candidacy:
"I want to let all of my dear friends and family of San Angelo know that I have officially filed for my candidacy to be Mayor. I am so excited to have a chance to bring change to our great city. I believe that we can all work together to change our community for the better. I want our small businesses to flourish, I want our streets to be completed, and I to bring out the best that we all have to offer!"
Here is the complete list of candidates as of Friday evening:
- Brenda Gunter, Incumbent (filed 1-13-21)
- Silvara Lawson (filed 1-15-21)
Single Member District 2:
- Tom Thompson (filed 1-13-21)
Single Member District 4:
- Lucy Gonzales (filed 1-13-21)
Single Member District 6:
- Billie DeWitt (filed 1-13-21)
The filing period for candidates begins Jan. 13 and will continue through Feb. 12.
For more information about the May 1 election and how to file for election, please visit cosatx.us/Elections.
Candidate filings will be reported after 4 p.m. on the day they are filed.