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CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Requirements to file for Elective Office:
Any citizen meeting the qualifying requirements herein listed and is interested in the election to City office shall file with the City Clerk, a fully and properly executed application for his or her name to appear on the ballot. This application must be filed in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas. (City Charter, Section 6.04.)
Currently seated Officials:
Any elected City Official who applies to become a candidate for an office or place other than the one currently held must resign his or her elected office if the scheduled term of the office or place currently held would overlap with the one for which application is being made. The resignation must be announced at least thirty (30) days prior to the filing deadline and the effective date of the resignation must be no later than the date of the related election. Any vacancy created by such resignation shall be filled at the related election. (City Charter, Section 6.04)
Eligibility requirements as prescribed in the Election Code, Title 9., Candidates, Chapter 141. Candidacy for Public Office Generally; Subchapter A. Eligibility for Public Office. To be eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a public elective office in this state, a person must: (Texas State Statute/Election Code)
- be a United States Citizen,
- be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election on date of appointment,
- have not been determined to be mentally incapacitated,
- have not been convicted of a felony.
Next Election Saturday, May 6, 2023, General Election
The Town of Horizon City voters will elect a Mayor and Aldermen for City Council Places 3, 5 and 7 to a four-year term. Los votantes de la Ciudad de Horizon City elegirán un alcalde y a los concejales para los lugares 3, 5, y 7 del ayuntamiento a un período de cuatro años.
Application for Place on the Ballot (Note: the Application for Place on the Ballot and the Code of Fair Campaign Practices must be submitted on the day of filing. For all other please see election calendar and/or TX Ethics Commission Filing Schedule for due dates)
CITY ELECTION INFORMATION
Notice of Drawing for Place on the Ballot
Notice of City-Municipal Election
Resolution Ordering the May 6, 2023 Election
ADDITIONAL VOTER INFORMATION