Bruce Bynum, 50, filed Tuesday for the at-large Killeen City Council election May 5.
Bynum, a family consultant and substitute teacher, joins seven candidates who have announced for the race since the filing period opened Jan. 17.
The other candidates for the three at-large seats include: Tolly James Jr., 49; Butch Menking, 57; Brockley Moore, 50; Patsy Bracey, 72; Leo Gukeisen, 52; Placidio J. Rivera, 53; and Den’Mica Eugene, 42.
The mayoral seat will also be up for election May 5. The candidates who have filed so far include incumbent Jose Segarra, 53; Arturo Cortez, 65; and Holly Teel, 47.
The filing period closes Feb. 16 for regular candidates and Feb. 20 for write-ins.
Early voting for the May 5 ballot opens April 23 and ends May 1.