General Election - November 7, 2017
Council Positions up for Election: Council Members for Ward 2, Ward 3, and Ward 5
Candidate Open Filing Period: July 22, 2017 - August 21, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
The City Secretary’s Office is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The City Secretary’s Office will begin accepting applications for a place on the General Election ballot on Monday, July 24, 2017.
Candidate Application Packet
Download the application packet here. Carefully review the packet and follow the instructions. The packet contains a lot of useful information a candidate needs to know before filing an application.
Notices to Candidates
Notice of Filing Deadline
Notice of Election (Coming Soon.)
SPECIAL ELECTION INFORMATION
A Special Election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 for the purpose of voting for or against city proposed and restated Charter Amendments. Click here for a list of proposed Charter Amendments.
Registering to Vote and Voting by Mail
Last day to Register to Vote: October 10, 2017 (Tuesday)
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked): October 27, 2017 (Friday)
Details for Early Voting
Early voting by personal appearance will be held as follows: Monday, October 23, 2017 to Friday, November 3, 2017 at times set by Bowie County Elections Office.
Early Voting will be held at the following two locations:
Bowie County Courthouse (1st Floor – Lounge)
710 James Bowie Drive; New Boston, TX 75570
Bi-State Justice Center Building (West Side – Entrance)
100 No. State Line Avenue; Texarkana, TX 75501
For more information, call the Bowie County Elections Office at (903) 628.6809.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER, 7, 2017
**ALL POLLS WILL BE OPEN FROM 7:00 a.m. TO 7:00 p.m.**