2023 general Election

The following City Council positions will be filled in the upcoming General Election: District #1 (Jessica Gonzalez, Current Office Holder), District #2 (Riakos Adams, Current Office Holder), District #3 (Nina Cobb, Current Office Holder) and District #4 (Michael Boyd, Current Office Holder).

Qualifications for Office:

Candidates for mayor and councilmember shall meet the qualifications for elective office as established in the Texas Elections Code.

In addition to the foregoing, candidates for the four district councilmembers shall be bona fide residents of the district from which they seek election. A member of the council ceasing to possess any of the qualifications, failing to attend three (3) consecutive regular meetings of the council without being excused by the council, or convicted of a felony while in office shall immediately forfeit his/her office.

Candidates

District 1

District 2

District 3

District 4

Election Resources

The following information and downloadable forms are being provided for your convenience. The forms and guides are updated to comply with changes made to the law.

Notices

Notice of Deadline to File Candidate Applications (PDF)
Ordinance No. 23-002 – Ordering the May 6, 2023 General Election (PDF)

Schedule/Calendar

Election Calendar (PDF)
2023 Important Dates (PDF)
2023 Filing Schedule (PDF)

Candidate Guides/Packet

Filers will find answers to most of their questions in the instructions guides to the forms.  Please email Laura Calcote, City Secretary, or call at 254-501-7717 for additional guidance.

Please note, as a candidate for public office, you are encouraged to read and become familiar with the information relating to campaign laws and procedures included in the packet.  Please be advised that the City Secretary's Office will be able to assist you with questions relating to the filing requirements for certain election-related documents.  However, the City Secretary's Office is unable to help candidates with the completion of such documents or pass judgment regarding the sufficiency and timeliness of their required filing. 

2023 General Election Candidate Packet (PDF)

NOTE: 24-hour notice is required if you would like a paper copy of the Candidate Packet printed.

Helpful Documents

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