McKINNEY (Jan. 8, 2015) — Three McKinney City Council seats will be up for voter consideration during the general election in May. Individuals interested in learning more about running can pick up candidate packets from the City Secretary at City Hall, 222 N. Tennessee St. The filing period begins Jan. 28, and the deadline to file for candidacy is 5 p.m. on Feb. 27.

Voters will elect representatives for one At Large seat, plus the District 2 and the District 4 seats. The general election is scheduled for May 9.

The candidate packet includes necessary forms, instructions, eligibility requirements, important dates related to the election and campaign sign rules.

For more information about City Council candidate packets or elections, call City Secretary Sandy Hart at 972-547-7505 or email


About McKinney

McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. The city is No. 1 on America’s Best Places to Live list published by Money Magazine. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, McKinney has a current population of more than 149,000. Established in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers rolling hills, lush trees, a historic downtown square and unique neighborhoods and developments. Visit the city’s website at