ELECTION INFORMATION

Click HERE for candidate packet information.
Click HERE for election documents and postings (including daily Early Voting rosters).

Next Election:  May 1, 2021



Certain people qualify to submit their ballot by mail.  If you meet one of the four following criteria, you may request a ballot by mail:
  1. will be away from your county on Election Day and during the hours that early voting is conducted;
  2. are sick or disabled;
  3. are 65 years of age or older on Election Day; or
  4. are confined in jail.
If you meet one of these criteria, please contact Devon at City Hall at 903-656-2311.  If you have recently submitted an Application for Ballot by Mail, your application is still valid (unless you are applying based on absence from the County during early voting and Election Day).  A ballot will be mailed to you during the ballot by mail voting period for the May 1, 2021 election date.  The deadline to submit an Application for Ballot by Mail is April 20, 2021.

Application for Ballot By Mail

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 19, 2021 - April 23, 2021 from 8:00 am to Noon, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
                                          April 26 & 27, 2021 from 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 1, 2021, 7:00 am to 7:00 pm

Important Information to File for Candidacy (2021):



First Day to File for Place on Ballot:

  January 13, 2021

Last Day to File for Place on Ballot:

  February 12, 2021 at 5:00 pm

​Important 2021 Election Dates:


Last Day to Register to Vote:

  April 1, 2021

First Day of Early Voting in Person:

  ​April 19, 2021

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail:

  April 20, 2021

Last Day of Early Voting in Person:

  April 27, 2021

Election Day:

  May 1, 2021

Application for Place on Ballot (click for Application)

Application for Place on Ballot must be filed no later than 5:00 pm on February 12, 2021 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
Contact the Secretary of State Elections Division
For campaign related complaints, contact the Texas Ethics Commission