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City of Irving News

Posted on: September 30, 2020

Irving City Council Election Candidates

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The office of the Mayor and single-member district council places 3 and 5 are up for election. Registered voters will cast their ballots during early voting Oct. 13 through Oct. 30 and on Election Day, Nov. 3. Any resident who is a registered voter may vote for office of the Mayor. Only registered voters living in the single-member district places 3 and 5 may vote for the candidate in their respective district. This year’s candidates are listed below in ballot order.

  • Office of the Mayor – The candidates are Rick Stopfer, Retired, who has resided in the territory for 31 years, and Olivia Novelo Abreu, Educational Consultant, who has resided in the territory for 32 years.
  • Single-Member District Place 3 – Candidates seeking election are Mark Zeske, Teacher, who has resided in the territory for 32 years; Abdul Khabeer, Business Consultant, who has resided in the territory for 14 years; and Mohammed Akbar, Systems Engineer, who has resided in the territory for seven years.
  • Single-Member District Place 5 – Candidate seeking re-election for the seat is J. Oscar Ward, Retired, who has resided in the territory for 53 years.

A district map, candidate information and Election Day voting locations are at CityofIrving.org/Elections. For more information, call the City Secretary’s Office at (972) 721-2493.

Early Voting Information

Early voting for the November election will begin Oct. 13 through Oct. 30. Any registered voter can vote during early voting at any polling location in Dallas County. Visit DallasCountyVotes.org for entire list.

Early Voting Hours

Tuesday - FridayOctober 13 - October 16, 20207 a.m. to 7 p.m.
SaturdayOctober 17, 20207 a.m. to 7 p.m.
SundayOctober 18, 20201 to 6 p.m.
Monday - FridayOctober 19 - October 23, 20207 a.m. to 7 p.m.
SaturdayOctober 24, 20207 a.m. to 7 p.m.
SundayOctober 25, 20201 to 6 p.m.
Monday - FridayOctober 26 - October 30, 20207 a.m. to 7 p.m.


Irving Early Voting Polling Locations

Election Day

Nov. 3: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. 

NEW VOTING CENTERS

The Dallas County Elections Department has adopted a new Countywide Polling Place Program. On Election Day, eligible voters may cast a ballot at ANY Vote Center location they choose, because now Dallas County votes anywhere!

This will allow eligible voters to vote as conveniently on Election Day as they do during early voting no matter where they live, work, go to school or play in Dallas County.

Visit DallasCountyVotes.org/Voter-Information to find a voting center.

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