Municipal Elections

The next General Election will be on Saturday, May 1, 2021. Filing for a place on the ballot is set by state statute and will run from January 13 - February 12, 2021. Positions for election in 2021 are Mayor; Council Member, Position 2; and Council Member Position 4. Find additional election-related dates and information at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml

May 1, 2021 General Election

Texas Election Code Section 141.040 requires the City to post a Notice of Deadline to File an Application for Place on the Ballot

2021 Important Dates

First Day to Apply for Ballot by MailTuesday, January 1, 2021
First Day to File for a Place on the General Election BallotWednesday, January 13, 2021
Last Day to Order General Election or Special Election on a MeasureFriday, February 12, 2021
Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot Friday, February 12, 2021, at 5:00 p.m.
Last Day to Register to VoteThursday, April 1, 2021
First Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceMonday, April 19, 2021
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail
(Received, not Postmarked)
Tuesday, April 20, 2021 
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceTuesday, April 27, 2021
Last day to Receive Ballot by MailSaturday, May 1, 2021 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m.

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.

Helpful  Links

Texas Secretary of State - Elections Division

Texas Ethics Commission

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