As of 5 p.m. Friday evening, the filing deadline for the Municipal Election has ended and Mayor Dan Pope will have one challenger. John Cothran filed Friday to run against Mayor Pope in the Municipal Election.

Other filings include, current District 3 Councilman Jeff Griffith running unopposed for reelection. Randy Christian is also running unopposed for Lubbock City Council District 5.

Lubbock City Council District 1 will be a three-man race. Incumbent Councilman Juan Chadis is running for re-election. He will be challenged by Patrick Kelly and Nicholas Muniz.

The municipal election date in Texas is Saturday, May 5.