The filing deadline for the upcoming May 9th elections passed Friday, so the ballot is now set.
In the city of Weatherford:
Mayor Dennis Hooks has filed for reelection, with no challengers.
But that’s not the case for Waymon Hamilton in Place 3…he will face six challenges: Jim Merritt, Ken Davis, Reed Wainright, Kevin Cleveland, Dale Fleeger and Wade Calhoun.
In Place 4, incumbent Craig Swancy has filed for reelection and faces challenger Tom Holman.
In the Weatherford ISD Board of Trustees election, Amy Bonnett and S. Brian Catlin have filed to run for the Place 1 trustee position. Paul Paschall decided not to run again after nine years of service.
Place 2 trustee incumbent Jeff Geyer will face challenger Ben Schoonover.
Weatherford College will be able to cancel its election this year, with no contested races.
Place 3 Dr. Trev Dixon (incumbent) filed, with no challenger. This will be his second term, the first beginning in 2009.
Place 4: Joel Watson (incumbent) filed, with no challenger. This will be his second term, the first beginning in 2009.
Place 5: Elaine Carter filed. Betty Jo Graber, the incumbent, did not file for re-election. Carter previously served on the board from 2009 to 2013.