Election Information


ELECTION INFORMATION
Elections are held annually during the month of May.  

MAY 2, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION
The next General Election will be on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at AISD Tax Offic, located at 600 N. Main. 
Filing for a place on the ballot is set by state statute and will run from January 15 - February 14, 2020.  
Office hours are:  8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
(posted in accordance with Tx. Legis. H.B. 305, effective September 1, 2019).

The Mayor and City Council are elected to a two-year term.  

All five (5) City Council Members shall be elected at large by cumulative vote and plurality with no majority requirement. Under the cumulative voting system, each eligible voter shall be allowed a number of votes equal to the number of City Council positions to be filled. In years where two (2) Council positions are to be filled, each eligible voter shall be allowed two (2) votes for City Council Members. In years where three (3) Council positions are to be filled, each eligible voter shall be allowed three (3) votes for City Council Members. If a vacant Council position is to be filled in addition to the expiring Council positions, each eligible voter shall be allowed to cast one (1) additional vote for each vacant position to be filled.

The candidate receiving a majority of the votes cast for Mayor shall be elected. The two candidates receiving the highest number of votes for the City Council positions in even numbered years shall be elected. The three candidates receiving the highest number of votes for the City Council positions in odd numbered years thereafter shall be elected.

Each eligible voter shall be allowed to cast his or her votes in any manner, according to the voter's preference. The voter may cast each of his or her votes for separate candidates, cast all of his or her votes for one candidate, or apportion his or her votes in any other manner among the candidates, so long as the number of votes cast does not exceed the number of votes allowed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The Mayor and each Council Member shall have resided continuously in the corporate limits of the City for twelve (12) months immediately preceding the date of the election or on the date of appointment.
  • MUST be at least 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.
  • MUST be a qualified voter of the City of Andrews by the last day of the application period.
  • MUST NOT have been determined mentally incapacitated by a final judgment of a court.
  • MUST NOT have been finally convicted of a felony (unless pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilitites)

ELECTION DAY - VOTING TIME - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

QUICK REFERENCE DATES: 2020

January 15 First Day... Filing for Place on Ballot
February 14 Last Day... Filing for Place on the Ballot - must be received by 5:00 p.m.
February 24 Draw for Order of Names on Ballot - Noon
February 21 Last Day for Ballot Candidate to Withdraw - must be received by 5:00 p.m.
April 2 Last Day to Register to Vote for the May election
April 20 to April 28          Early Voting 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 20 and April 23 Early Voting Extended Hours - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
May 2 Election Day - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


CANDIDATE PACKET:  2020
 

Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on the Ballot
Letter to Candidates
Important Dates
First Steps for Candidates Running for a City Office
Application for Place on the Ballot    
Campaign Treasurer Appointment by Candidate                
       Form CTA: Appointment of Treasurer by Candidate
  Form CTA: Instruction Guide
Campaign Finance Report For C/OH for Candidates
  Form C/OH: Candidate/Officeholder Campaign Finance Report
  Form C/OH: Instruction Guide
Campaign Finance Guide
Code of Fair Campaign Practices
Political Advertising - What you need to know
Political Fundraising - What you need to know
Conflict of Interest Questionnaire
Conflict of Interest Statement



ELECTION RESULTS - SPECIAL ELECTION - 2019

 

EARLY   VOTING

ELECTION   DAY

TOTAL

 

FOR

AGAINST

FOR

AGAINST

FOR

AGAINST

Proposition No. A

Shall the City Council of the City of Andrews, Texas be authorized to use sales and use tax proceeds collected by the Andrews Economic Development Corporation for infrastructure relating to City of Andrews’ water supply facilities including transmission lines, wellfield   developments, and other water supply alternatives?

142

 

18

 

135

 

19

 

277

 

37

 

NUMBER OF   VOTERS:  EARLY  167 ; ELECTION DAY  166 ; TOTAL  333 

 

 

 

 


GENERAL ELECTION - MAY 4, 2019
VOTING LOCATION - APPRAISAL DISTRICT/TAX OFFICE, 600 N. Main St.
VOTING TIME - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

ON THE CITY BALLOT
:
 - Three (3) City Council representatives
-  Tres (3) miembres del consejo

NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION

ELECTION RESULTS

 

Early   Voting

Election   Day

Total

Keith Livingston

129

145

274

Carolyn Jones

152

139

291

Chris Helbig

115

120

235

Jane Gomez

91

79

170