Third candidate files for Abilene City Council Place 6

Jessica Cantu

A third candidate has filed to run for Abilene City Council Place 6.

Jessica Cantu filed paperwork on Monday morning.

The 39-year-old is a store manager at Pier 1 Imports and a student at Transformation School of Supernatural Ministry.

Cantu has lived in Abilene for 27 years.

"I want to bring unity between different ethnic and economical statuses," Cantu said. "I want to be a woman voice in the community and also an Hispanic voice in the community."

Cantu faces two other candidates in the race for Steve Savage's seat, David Turvaville and Dr. Travis Craver.

The filing deadline is 5 p.m. on Friday.

The election is May 4.

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