ELECTION INFORMATION

Click HERE for candidate packet information.
Click HERE for election documents and postings.

Next Election:  May 2, 2020



Election Administration:

 
City Secretary/Early Voting Clerk
Lone Star City Hall
200 W. Industrial Blvd.
P.O. Box 218
Lone Star, TX 75668
903-656-2311
903-656-3355 Fax
citysecretary@lonestartx.net 

Early Voting Polling Place

:  Lone Star City Hall, 200 W. Industrial Blvd., Lone Star, TX 75668 

Early Voting Dates:

  April 20, 2020 - April 24, 2020, 8:00 am - Noon, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
                                          April 27-28, 2020 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Election Day Polling Place:

  Lone Star Fire Department, 201 W. Industrial Blvd., Lone Star, TX 75668

Election Day:

  May 2, 2020, 7:00 am to 7:00 pm

Important Information to File for Candidacy:



First Day to File for Place on Ballot:

  January 15, 2020

Last Day to File for Place on Ballot:

  February 14, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Application for Place on Ballot (click for Application)

Application for Place on Ballot must be filed no later than 5:00 pm on February 18, 2020 at Lone Star City Hall, 200 W. Industrial Blvd., P.O. Box 218, Lone Star, TX 75668.  Original Application must be submitted in person, by mail or common contract carrier (UPS, FedEx).  The City of Lone Star does not charge a filing fee.

Qualifications for Office:


Type A General Law 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 the City of Lone Star by the filing deadline.
Alderman
Residence -- 1 year in state prior to filing deadline; 6 months in the city 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 the City of Lone Star by the filing deadline.

Both Mayor and Alderman positions have two year terms.  All positions are elected in a pure at-large system, meaning the candidates with the most votes are elected.

Texas Secretary of State Elections Division Website
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For campaign related complaints, contact the Texas Ethics Commission