Election Information

For May 2019 General Election:

2019 Sample Ballot (English/ Spanish)

2019 Sample Ballot (English/ Vietnamese)

2019 Early Voting Schedule

2019 Candidate Introductions

2019 Candidate Forum

Candidate Forum Question Submission Form

2019 Ballot Drawing Results

2019 Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot

Resolution 2019-01 Calling for a General Election

2019 General Election Packet and Forms

2019 Notice of Dates of Filing Period

Applications for Place on the Ballot:

Notice is hereby given that applications for a place on the Westworth Village, Texas Regular Election ballot may be filed during the following time (Se da aviso por la presente que las solicitudes para un lugar en la boleta de la Elección Regular de Westworth Village, Texas se pueden presenter durante el siguiente horario):

Filing Dates and Times (Fechas y Horario para Entregar Solicitudes):

Start Date(Fecha Inicio)January 16, 2019      

End Date(Fecha Limite):  February 15, 2019

Office Hours(Horario de la Oficina)8:00am to 5:00pm

Physical address for filing applications in person for place on the ballot and address to mail applications for place on the ballot (if filing by mail) (Dirección a fisica para presenter las solicitudes en persona para un lugar en la boleta; dirección a donade enviar las solicitudes para un lugar en la boleta (en caso de presenter por correo):

Westworth Village Municipal Complex
311 Burton Hill Road
Westworth Village, Texas  76114
ATTN:  Brandy Barrett, City Secretary

11/28/2018
Date Posted (Fecha archivada)

 

Application for a Place on the Ballot

Application is available on the Texas Attorney General website or by clicking HERE.

Filling Vacancies

Type A City (Local Gov't Code, Section 22.010)

  • Term of office -- 2 years/can opt for up to 4 (Local Gov't Code, Section 22.035)*
  • Population -- at least 600 (Local Gov't Code, Section 6.001)
  • One vacancy -- city council may fill vacancy by appointment (majority of remaining members, excluding the mayor, make the appointment) until the next regular city election (at which time office will go on ballot for unexpired term, if any) or call a special election to fill the vacancy for the remainder of the unexpired term.*
  • Two vacancies at same time -- city council must order a special election to fill the vacancies for the remainder of the unexpired term.*
  • A special election ordered to fill these vacancies is governed by Title 12 of Election Code.
  • *A 3-year or 4-year term requires adoption by election (Art. XI, Sec.11, Tex.Const.); once adopted, vacancies must be filled by special election. See Art. XI, Sec.11 for details.

Qualifications for Office

Type A City (Local Gov't Code, Section 22.032)

Mayor

  • Residence -- 1 year in state prior to the filing deadline; 1 year in city prior to election day
  • Age -- 18 
  • Must be a registered voter in territory elected from by the filing deadline*

Alderman/Councilman

  • Residence -- 1 year in state prior to filing deadline; 6 months in the city (or ward) prior to filing deadline (Texas Elec. Code, Section 141.001(a); Brown v. Patterson, 609 SW 2nd 287)
  •  Age -- 18 
  • Must be a registered voter in territory elected from by the filing deadline*

 

Previous Year Election Results

Please click on the election date below for results: 

May 5, 2018

May 6, 2017


 

If you have any questions, please contact the Elections Division of the Office of the Texas Secretary of State at 1-800-252-VOTE(8683).