Residents can begin filing to run for local office on Wednesday.
Jan. 15 is the first day to file for the May 2 General Election, and the filing period will end Feb. 14. Over the next month, local officials on school boards and town and city councils will be officially filing for re-election, and residents will be filing to challenge them for their seats.
The following seats in southern Denton County are expiring in May:
Argyle Town Council Places 1, 3, and 5
Bartonville Mayor and Town Council Mayor Places 2 and 4
Copper Canyon Town Council Places 1, 3 and 5
Four Double Oak Town Council seats
Flower Mound Town Council Places 2 and 5
Highland Village Mayor and City Council Places 2, 4 and 6
Northlake Town Council Places 1, 2 and 3
Argyle ISD Board Places 1, 2 and 3
Denton ISD Board Places 6 and 7
Lewisville ISD Board Places 6 and 7
Northwest ISD Board Places 5, 6 and 7