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GENERAL ELECTION – MAY 5, 2018

VOTING LOCATION – CITY HALL, 1300 Pelican Circle, Pelican Bay, TX

ON THE CITY BALLOT:

– Mayor

– Two (2) Aldermen

Candidate Qualifications for City Office:

Mayor – Residence–One (1) year in State prior to the filing deadline; One (1) year in City prior to election day; Age–18; Must be a registered voter in territory elected from by the filing deadline

Alderman – Residence–One (1) year in State prior to filing deadline; Six (6) months in City prior to filing deadline; Age 18; Must be a registered voter in the territory elected from by the filing deadline

MUST NOT have been determined mentally incapacitated by a final judgment of a court.

MUST NOT have been finally convicted of a felony (unless pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities).

 

Filings for candidates will be accepted from January 17, 2018 until February 16, 2018 during regular business hours, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Applications can be filed in person or sent by mail to:

Teri Anthony, City Secretary

City of Pelican Bay

1300 Pelican Circle

Pelican Bay, TX 76020

 

QUICK REFERENCE DATES:

January 17                First Day to File for Place on Ballot

February 16              Last Day to File for Place on Ballot – must be received by 5:00 p.m.

February 23              Draw for Order of Names on Ballot – 10:00 a.m. (subject to change – candidates will be notified if change is necessary)

February 23              Last Day for Ballot Candidate to Withdraw – must be received by 5:00 p.m.

April 5                        Last Day to Register to Vote in the May 5 election

April 23-May 1          Early Voting

May 5                         Election Day – 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

 

CANDIDATE PACKET:

Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on the Ballot

First Steps for Candidates Seeking Local Office

Application for Place on the Ballot

Campaign Treasurer Appointment by Candidate                                                                                                 Form CTA: Appointment of Treasurer by Candidate                                                                                       Form CTA: Instruction Guide

Campaign Finance Guide

Code of Fair Campaign Practices

Political Advertising-What you need to know

Political Fundraising-What you need to know

Conflict of Interest Questionnaire

Conflict of Interest Statement

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