Texas elections are just around the corner. On May 10th, voters in Texarkana will elect a new mayor. The current mayor of 10 years, James Bramlett, is not running for re-election.
The two men who want to be the next mayor of Texarkana, Texas are Benjamin Dennis and Steve Mayo.
Dennis, a lifelong resident of Texarkana, says being mayor here is a full time job and he has the time and dedication to do the job right.
Dennis has more than 20 years of corporate management experience. He says he would be fiscally responsible.
Dennis is president of the Greater Texarkana chapter of the NAACP and he's served as a volunteer to a number of organizations in the city.
Steve Mayo says experience working in city government is one reason people should vote for him. Mayo has served on the city council several years. He says he has already made changes that have had a positive impact.
Mayo, who also is a life long resident of Texarkana, says he wil fight for the best interest of all city residents.
Ultimately voters will decide who the next mayor will be on May 10