Election Information

The deadline to file an application for a place on the May 7, 2022 General Election Ballot is Friday, February 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. The first day that such application may be filed is Wednesday, January 19, 2022.

Each candidate must complete an Application for a Place on the General Election Ballot. The application can be obtained from the Election Agent or from the Secretary of State’s website: www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/index.shtml (Form 2-21). The application must be notarized and the original must be received in the office of the election agent during the filing period.

  • Requirements for filing for candidacy:
    • 18 years of age on first day of term
    • U.S. citizen
    • Resident of Texas for one year
    • Registered voter in political subdivision OR owner of property in political subdivision
    • Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities
    • Have not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be (A) totally mentally incapacitated, or (B) partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote
    • Acknowledge awareness of the nepotism law, Chapter 573, Government Code.
  • Location of Next Officer Election: To Be Determined