Local election dates set Posted in: News Election Day for local races is officially set for Saturday, May 2 this year. Over the past month, the City of Elgin and the Elgin Independent School District has approved a joint agreement for May’s election. This year, the two-year terms for mayor, as well as one seat each for all four wards, will expire in May. Mayor Chris Cannon’s position is up for reelection, as well as the council positions of Mayor Pro-Tem Jessica Bega, Susie Arreaga, Daniel Lopez and Sue Brashar. During a meeting last Tuesday, the Elgin City Council approved an ordinance calling for an election. The three-year terms for two ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!