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Councilman Audwin Samuel seeking re-election for ward 3 seat on Beaumont City Council

Councilman Audwin Samuel is the longest serving councilman on the council.
Credit: Audwin Samuel

BEAUMONT, Texas — The current holder of the Beaumont City Council ward three seat announced his run for re-election. 

Councilman Audwin Samuel announced Tuesday that he will seek re-election in May. He is the longest-serving councilman on the council, having first served from 1984 - 1993 and then again in 1999 to present time. 

He will face off against Pastor Carlton Sharp who announced his intention to run on January 13, 2023.

Related: Beaumont elects all-male city council

Councilman Samuel easily won re-election in May 2021. After winning the 2021 re-election run, he was sworn in on May 11.

The Beaumont city clerk will start accepting candidate applications on January 18, 2023, with a filing deadline of 5 p.m. on February 17, 2023.

The municipal election will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023, from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Early voting will be from April 24, 2023, through May 2, 2023, according to the city.

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