The Rockport City Council, at its regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 26, approved a Resolution ordering a General Election and establishing procedures for said election to be held on Saturday, May 1, as well as two other items related to that election.

The Ward 1 and Ward 3 council seats will be on the ballot.

Mike Saski, who was appointed to the position, is the incumbent in Ward 1.

Bob Cunningham is the Ward 3 incumbent.

The last day for filing is Friday, Feb. 12 at 5 p.m.

Early voting will be held at the Aransas County Elections and Voter Registration Office (602 E. Concho St.) April 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on April 26 and April 27 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The council also approved a Contract for Election Services with the Elections Administrator of Aransas County, as well a May 1, 2021 Joint Election Contract for Election Services between the City of Rockport and Aransas County Independent School District, in compliance with HB 1.

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