Incumbents file for Groves, PN city seats

Published 10:00 am Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Incumbents have thrown their hats into the ring in the Groves and Port Neches city council races.

In Groves, Ward 1 councilman Jim Rasa has filed for reelection as well as Ward 3 councilman Sidney Badon.

As of Monday at 4:30 p.m. neither had drawn an opponent.

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Filing dates are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, until Aug. 22.

The cost to file is $25 and filing can be done at Groves City Hall, 3947 Lincoln Ave.

In Port Neches, Place 3 councilman John Davenport and Place 5 councilwoman Julie Gauthier have filed for reelection.

They had not drawn any opponents as of 4:30 p.m. Monday.

Candidates can file their application with the Port Neches city secretary’s office no earlier than 8 a.m., Monday and no later than 5 p.m., Aug. 21.

The filling fee is $100; in lieu of the filling fee, a petition signed by a minimum number of 25 qualified voters from the city may be submitted.