The Amarillo Pioneer

Amarillo's only free online newspaper. Established in 2016, we work to bring you local news that is unbiased and honest.


City Council Candidates Draw for Ballot Position

The candidates seeking local office, in May, gathered at Amarillo City Hall to draw for a spot on the ballot.

Mayoral candidates and City Council candidates were present to draw for their ballot position. The ballot that Amarillo voters will see in May of 2017 will look something like this:

Mayor of Amarillo

·         Renea Dauntes

·         Ginger Nelson

·         Jim F. Lowder

City Council, Place 1

·         Elisha L. Demerson

·         Elaine Hays

City Council Place 2

·         Freda Powell

·         James J. Schenck

City Council Place 3

·         Eddy Sauer

·         Tom Warren II

City Council Place 4

·         Mark Nair

·         Howard Smith

Candidates for Amarillo College Board of Regents and Amarillo ISD Board of Trustees will also draw for a ballot position soon.

Filed candidates for the Mayor and City Council positions may still withdraw their applications until Monday.

San Jacinto Heads to State Tournament

Verizon Testing 5G in Texas Markets