Early August holds the first election, called the Primary. It’s the qualifying round for the main event, so to speak. Declaration of Candidacy Week is over, anyone that wanted to run for any position that will be open in the 2021 election season had to do it by 4:00pm today.
Have you ever considered running for office? This year brings some potential changes to Deer Park’s city government with two council seats and the mayorship up for election. When considering whether or not to run, it’s hard to know where to begin.
The City of Deer Park operates under a Mayor-Council form of government, with five elected council members each serving 4-year terms. There will be two seat positions up for election in 2021, in addition to the position for mayor.
We asked you 5 Questions about the growth of Deer Park and you answered in a big way! With these simple questions about what growth you have already seen in town, as well as your hopes for the future, the Gazette has learned more than we ever expected. Thirty-three people replied, providing more than one hundred fifty comments and suggestions.
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