May 2, 2020 General Election

Ordinance No. 20200225-002 cancelling May 2, 2020 General Election.

The next General Election will be on Saturday, May 2, 2020. Filing for a place on the ballot is set by state statute and will run from January 15-February 14, 2020. Positions for election in 2020 are  Council Position 1, Council Position 3, and Council Position 5. Find additional election-related dates and information at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/guide/2020/index.shtml

Candidate Information

To be eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a public elective office, a person must:

  1. be a United States citizen;
  2. be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable;
  3. have not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be:
    • totally mentally incapacitated; or
    • partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;
  4. have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities;
  5. have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate’s application for a place on the ballot; and
  6. on the date described by the preceding item “5)”, be registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected.

2020 Important Dates

First Day to Apply for Ballot by MailWednesday, January 1, 2020
First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Last Day to Order General Election or Special Election on a MeasureFriday, February 14, 2020
Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot Friday, February 14, 2020, at 5:00 p.m.
Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Last Day to Register to VoteThursday, April 2, 2020
First Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceMonday, April 20, 2020
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail
(Received, not Postmarked)
Monday, April 20, 2020 (deadline falls on San Jacinto Day, moves to preceding business day)
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceTuesday, April 28, 2020
Last day to Receive Ballot by MailSaturday, May 2, 2020 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Monday, May 4, 2020 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day 

Click here for the Notice of Deadline to File an Application For a Place on the Ballot for the May 2, 2020 General Election.

Helpful  Links
Texas Secretary of State - Elections Division

Brazoria County Clerk’s - Elections Division

Brazoria County Voting Precinct Maps (Mapas De Precintos De Votación


  1. Frances Aguilar, TRMC CMC

    City Secretary
    Phone: (979) 849-4364 x2115