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Posted on: June 19, 2020

UPDATE: Candidate Applications for 2020 General Election Being Accepted Until Monday, Aug. 17

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Updated: July 29, 2020

In accordance with the Texas Election Code, the City will hold a General and Special Election on Tuesday, Nov. 3. The positions on the ballot for the General Election are for Mayor, At-Large Position 1 and At-Large Position 2. And, the Special Election will include a proposition providing for or against the adoption of the firefighters’ and police officers’ civil service law.

The first day to file for a place on the ballot for the General Election is Saturday, July 18; however, applications will start being accepted the next regular business day – Monday, July 20 starting at 8 a.m. There is no filing fee to submit a candidate application to the City.

A few other key dates to note:

  • Monday, Aug. 17: Last day to file an application for a place on the ballot (Must be received by 5:00 p.m.).
  • Friday, Aug. 21: Last day for a write-in candidate to declare candidacy.
  • Monday, Aug. 24: Last day for a ballot candidate and write-in candidate to withdraw from the election and have name removed (Must submit certificate of withdrawal in writing no later than 5:00 p.m.).
  • Sunday, Sept. 13: First day candidate political signs may be posted.
  • Tuesday, Oct. 13: First day for early voting by personal appearance.
  • Friday, Oct. 30: Last day of early voting by personal appearance.
  • Friday, Nov. 6: Last day candidate political signs must be removed.

The term of office for these positions is two years: November 2020 to November 2022. To learn more about the MCTX 2020 Elections and access the election packet, visit the City website via this link: http://bit.ly/2HAO1oi.

For additional information or if you have any questions regarding these elections, please contact City Secretary Maria Jackson at maria.jackson@missouricitytx.gov.

For more information about Missouri City, please watch the City website: www.missouricitytx.gov, like us on Facebook—fb/MissouriCityTX, follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat—@MissouriCityTX and Nextdoor, watch Missouri City Television (Ch. 16 on Comcast and Ch. 99 on AT&T U-verse) or download the MCTX Mobile app (available for free in Google Play and the Apple app store.)

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