NOTICE**** The MAY 6, 2023 GENERAL ELECTION as stated below was cancelled due to the Mayor and Two Council Member Candidates were unopposed.
An election will be held on May 6, 2023, to elect a MAYOR and TWO COUNCIL MEMBERS. Elections are conducted annually on
the Uniform Election Day in May (the first Saturday in May.)
Texas Election laws regarding campaign finances and legal matters limit the role of the City Secretary’s Office to accepting and filing the various candidate applications, affidavits and statements and noting the date of filing.
Download a candidate application by clicking here.
Application period will be Wednesday, January 18, 2023 through Friday, February 17, 2023 at 5:00 pm. *No application will be accepted past the closing date/time.
Candidates are required to contact the city @ 469-750-7195 to arrange to turn in application to a city representative in person. Drop-off of application is not recommended as incomplete or improperly completed applications will be rejected.
Filing requirements are per state statute.
Candidates must:Be a United States citizen,
Be 18 years of age upon the commencement of the term to be filled at the election,
Have been a resident of Texas for at least 12 months as of the deadline for filing for the office,
Have resided in the city for at least 6 months as of the deadline for filing for the office,
Not have been convicted of a felony for which he or she has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities,
Not have been found mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court.