Election Information

For May 2018 General Election:

Election Results

April 10, 2018 @ 12:30 PM - Candidate Introductions

April 17, 2018 @ 6:30 PM - Candidate Forum

Early Voting Information

Sample Ballot

Notice of Deadline to File 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 17, 2018     

End Date(Fecha Limite):  February 16, 2018

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

12/6/2017
Date Posted (Fecha archivada)

Resolution 2018-01, Call for General Election

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*

 

Election Results

Please click on the election date below for results: 

May 5, 2018

 


 

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).