Forms to Complete to File for Office

  1. Application and instructions to Place Name on the City General Election Ballot
  2. Application and instructions to Place Name on City Special Election Ballot
  3. Petition and instructions for a Place on the City General Election Ballot

    Texas Election Code 1435(d) - for any petition required or authorized to be filed in connection with a candidate's application for a place on the ballot for an office of a home- rule city, the minimum number of signatures that must appear on the petition is the greater of:
    (1) 25; or
    (2) One-half of one percent of the total vote received in the territory from which the office is elected by all candidates for mayor in the most recent mayoral general election.

    Candidates shall have a minimum of 25 qualified voters sign their petition, although more are recommended for verification purposes.
  4. Appointment of Campaign Treasurer by a Candidate (CTA) and Instruction Guide
    The CTA form is to be filed with the City Secretary. In accordance with Texas Law, you must designate a Campaign Treasurer before any funds can be expended and before candidate accepts campaign contributions. You may name yourself as treasurer.
  5. Code of Fair Campaign Practices and Chapter 258, Election Code, Fair Campaign Practices Act from the Texas Ethics Commission
    Your subscription to this Code is voluntary and if you elect to subscribe, the form should be filed with the City Secretary.