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Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot
The next General Election will be on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. Filing for a place on the ballot is set by State statute and will run from July 22 through August 23, 2023.
The positions to be filled at the next General Election are:
Councilmember District 1 | Currently Held By Wes Br
Councilmember District 4 | Currently Held By Melissa Morton
Councilmember District 5 | Currently Held By Gina Juarez
Qualifications for Office
Residence — 1 year in State of Texas prior to filing deadline; 6 months in the City of Henderson 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 territory elected from by the filing deadline.
Candidate Campaign Filling Information
City of Henderson
New City Hall
400 W. Main | Henderson, Texas 75652
Phone 903-657-6551 | Office Hours 8AM to 5PM, Monday through Friday
Application for a Place on the Ballot
Conflict of Interest Questionnaire
The first day to file an Application for a Place on the Ballot in the General Election will be Saturday, July 22, 2023.
The last day to file an Application for a Place on the Ballot will be Monday, August 21, 2023.
2023 Election Schedule
|July 22||First day to file application/declare write-in candidacy on ballot in election|
|August 21 ||Last day for filing application for place on Ballot in a General Election. Must be received by 5:00 pm|
|August 23||Last day for ballot candidate to withdraw and have name removed from ballot. Withdrawal request must be received by 5:00 p.m.|
|August 24||12:00 Noon – Drawing for order of names on ballot|
|October 7||Due date for filing first report of campaign contributions and expenditures|
|October 23||First day for early voting by personal appearance.|
|October 31||5:00PM - Due date for filing second report of campaign contributions and expenditures. Midnight if filed electronically.|
|November 3||Last Day of Early Voting by personal appearance|
|November 7||ELECTION DAY Polls are open 7:00AM to 7:00PM|
Council Meeting to canvass election
Council Persons elected or unopposed will be sworn in by City Secretary Cheryl Jimerson.
- City Council Districts Map
- Early Voting Locations
- Rusk County Elections Office Website
- Visit the Secretary of State Elections page for useful information.
- Candidate Application
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