Elaine Hays is officially running for re-election.
On Thursday, Hays filed with the City of Amarillo to officially run for re-election to the Amarillo City Council. Hays’ filing came along with a Facebook video announcing her filing, making her the first person to file for the Amarillo City Council, Place 1 seat. She previously won the seat in 2017, ousting then-incumbent Elisha L. Demerson.
Hays currently has one announced challenger, Hayden Pedigo, who has not filed to run, as of press time.
Candidate filings will continue through February 15th. Election Day is May 4th.