Filings open next Tuesday for school, city, water and township boards — along with posts on two county bodies.
Voters will decide the races on April 4.
Here is a rundown on the openings:
Houston school board: Three-year terms will be filled. The incumbents are Jo Holland, Sam Kelley and Russell Gaither.
City of Houston: The terms of Mayor Don Tottingham, Mary Barnes, Ward I; Chalky Wells, Ward II; and David Arthur, Ward III, expire.
Raymondville school board: Three-year terms held by Don Schweighauser, Paul Murray and Shannon Sanders.
Plato school board: Three-year positions held by Kim Hodges, Doug Caldwell and Robert Crabtree expire.
Success school board: Three, three-year slots held by Benny Bean, Ross Olson and Stephanie McKinney expire.
Texas County Memorial Hospital: A five-year term held by Dr. Jim Perry expires.
Texas County Health Department board: The four-year terms of C.J. Smith, Marie Lasater and Kirby Holmes expire.