List of candidates for 2023 local general election released

Gauri Raje, News Editor

The City of San Antonio has released the ballot order for the city’s general election in May.

Candidates had the opportunity to file for the elections until Feb. 17. In order to run for a municipal office, candidates have to be a U.S. citizen of at least 18 years of age and a qualified voter of the City of San Antonio by the filing deadline, among other requirements. Candidates also have to submit two different documents as proof of address.  

 According to an article by, none of the offices are uncontested, with a total of 58 candidates running for the different positions. A full list of candidates can be found here

The 2023 general election is set to take place after the city’s redistricting process in 2022, which redrew the City Council districts. The current City Council approved the new district boundaries on June 16, 2022. Residents can utilize a new interactive mapping tool to verify their city council district. 

Early voting begins Monday, April 24, 2023, and will run through Tuesday, May 2, 2023. Election day is scheduled for Saturday, May 6. 

The last day to register to vote is Thursday, April 6, 2023. For more information about voter registration and polling locations in Bexar County, visit