Notice of General Election for the City of Ingleside on May 6, 2017.
The City of Ingleside, Texas, will hold a General Election on May 6th, 2017. The dated information below refers to that election.
Notice of General Election
(Aviso de Election General)
Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot
(Aviso De Ficha Límite Para Presentar Solicitudes Para Un Lugar En La Bolita)
PUBLIC NOTICE OF TEST OF AUTOMATIC TABULATING EQUIPMENT AND ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEM
AVISO PUBLICO DE PROBAR EL EQUIPO PARA TABULAR ELECTIONICAMENTE
Sample Ballot – City of Ingleside Only.
Request for a Ballot by Mail
The General Election of Council Members/Mayor whose terms are expiring is scheduled for the second Saturday in May of each year. All elections are held in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas Election Code and in accordance with the City Charter of the City of Ingleside and Ordinance or Resolution adopted by the Council for the conduct of elections. The City Secretary’s Office, as the City’s designated Administrator of Elections, coordinates all City Elections in accordance with the City Charter and Texas Election Code. A calendar of election events for the annual general election elections will be posted on our site as it is available each year; with Candidate Packets available just prior to the beginning of the filing period. Qualifications for Mayor & Council candidates, Voter Registration Forms, and polling location can be viewed at any time online. All special election calendar of events will be posted on our site when applicable.
Qualifications for Mayor & Council Candidates:
- At least 21 years of age.
- A citizen & qualified voter of the State of Texas & the City of Ingleside.
- Shall have resided within the City for at least 12 months immediately prior to the election.
- Neither the Mayor nor any member of the Council shall hold any other office or employment under City Government while a member of the Council nor hold any other paid employment under City Government within two (2) years thereafter unless such employment be an elective office.
- The Mayor and Members of the City Council shall be elected at-large. Such term for Council Members shall be on a two year staggered basis and the Mayor shall also serve for a term of two years. The Mayor and each Council Member shall receive compensation at a rate of twenty-five ($25.00) dollars per meeting with a maximum of fifty ($50.00) dollars per month.
All City Elections are conducted at Humble Recreational Facility, 2821 Main Street, Ingleside, Texas.
Early Voting dates are located on the Election Calendar below. For more information, contact the City Secretary, Kimberly Sampson.
2017 City Officer's Election
This calendar includes most major actions but does not include all actions connected with a general election. Should you have questions feel free to contact the City Secretary at 361-776-2517.
|Jan. 18||First day for filing application for place on ballot.|
|Feb. 7||Deadline to Order Election & Establish Procedures - Resolution.|
|Feb. 17||5:00 p.m. Deadline to file application for a place on the ballot.|
|Feb. 21||5:00 p.m. Deadline for write-in candidates to file declarations of write-in candidacy.|
|Feb. 22||10:00 a.m. - City Secretary's Office - Conduct drawing for order of names on ballot. Post order of names drawn.|
|March 22||First day to mail early ballots to be voted by mail.|
|April 6||Last day a person may register to vote in the May 6, 2017 Election. |
Due date for filing first report of campaign contributions and expenditures.
|April 20||Last day to receive application in person for a ballot to be voted by mail.|
|April 24||Early voting by personal appearance begins.|
|May 2||Last day to vote early by personal appearance.|
|May 3-5||Period to apply for late (emergency) early voting because of death in family May 4 or later and will require absence from the county on election day.|
|May 3-6||Period to apply for late (emergency) early voting because of illness or disability originating on or after April 25.|
|May 6||ELECTION DAY - Polls are open 7:00 a.m. to 7:00
|May 9-17||Period for official canvass of returns by City Council and swearing in of newly elected officials.|
Office: (361) 776-2517
2671 San Angelo St., Ingleside, TX 78362
P.O. Drawer 400, Ingleside, TX 78362