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 INFORMATION

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.

Election Precinct Maps
Ward 2   Ward 3   Ward 5

Guides for Candidates
First Steps for Candidates Running For Office 
A Guide to Becoming A City Official

Helpful Election Links
https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml
https://www.ethics.state.tx.us

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. 


VOTERS INFORMATION

Photo ID Required for Voting in Texas
Please click here at votetexas.gov for more information.

Polling Locations
Click here for General Election. ~ Click here for Special Election.

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

AND

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.

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ELECTION DAY

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER, 7, 2017

 **ALL POLLS WILL BE OPEN FROM 7:00 a.m. TO 7:00 p.m.**