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2022 Election Dates

Election Date

Saturday, May 7th, 2022

Helotes City Hall Early Voting Dates & Hours

  • Monday, April 25 – Friday, April 29: Early voting from 8 am to 6 pm
  • Saturday, April 30: Early voting from 8 am to 8 pm *Check City of Helotes website and social media for Cornyval traffic impact!
  • Sunday, May 1: Early voting from 12 pm to 6 pm
  • Monday, May 2 – Tuesday, May 3: Early voting from 8 am to 8 pm

Source: https://helotes-tx.gov/notices/may-2022-election-early-voting-information/

For all of Bexar County Early Voting Locations, visit Bexar County’s Elections Department webpage

Voting Locations

Candidates

City of Helotes General Election Candidates

Council Places 1 & 4 are unopposed. We will only feature the challenged Place 2 candidates on this page.

Council Place 2 Incumbent

Linda Salazar

Current Term Nov 2020 – May 2022

Term if reelected May 2022 – May 2024

Image Source: File Photo

2022 Interview Status: Part 1 Received and Published.

Place 2 Challenger

Jen Sones

Term if elected May 2022 – May 2024

Image Source: File Photo

2022 Interview Status: Part 1 Received & Published

Election Polls

The first poll will run from February 21st through April 24th. This will cover the post-filing period up to the night before early voting begins on April 25th. (First poll delayed to upgrade security and validation software)
The second poll will run from April 25th through May 3rd. This will cover the early voting period and provides and opportunity for participants to reaffirm or support a different candidate.

The polls will only cover those Council Places where there are two or more candidates competing for the same Council Place.

Helotes City Council General Election 2022 Poll 1: Pre-Early Voting Period

This poll has ended (since 2 months).

Helotes City Council Place 2

Linda Salazar
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Jen Sones
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Campaign General Communication Log

Helotes News will post the general communication log to the candidates for public transparency. This section was started in 2021.

2022 04 22 1532CST – Received Linda Salazar interview responses.

2022 03 29 2224CST – Received Jen Sones interview responses.

2022 03 20 1416CST – Emailed Candidates on possibility of Candidate Forum and additional information on the interview questions

2022 03 20 0207CST – Emailed Council Member Salazar and Jen Sones Candidate Interview Questions

2022 02 20 1312CST – Received Jen Sones headshot photo.

2022 02 12 1235CST – Emailed Place 2 challenger Jen Sones requesting campaign headshot photo for use.

Where does Helotes News pull candidate information from?

Helotes News pulls Helotes City Council Election information from the City of Helotes website.

What are candidate interviews?

Helotes News emails candidates a series of questions to each candidate relevant to our community. Candidates are emailed all at once via BCC line in our email client.

Why is text on the webpage underlined?

Helotes News has invested a significant amount of capital into developing and maintaining a dictionary of commonly used terms in municipal issues ranging from elections to government processes. Hovering over an underlined term will reveal our current definition.

Who are the other candidates I can vote for on election day?

Helotes News devotes our limited resources to following Helotes City Council elections on this page, and generally throughout our website. We have provided Bexar County’s website information that provides registered voters their sample ballots throughout the county.