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Ciudad de Lockhart - Informacion de una Eleccion

Election Information (Informacion de parte de las elecciones)

2020 Candidate Information (Informacion de candidatos en 2020)

Mayor (Alcalde)
City Councilmember District 3 (Miembro del Concilio de la Ciudad de Distrito 3)
City Councilmember District 4 (Miembro del Concilio de la Ciudad de Distrito 4)

 

Important 2020 Election Dates (Fechas importantes de parte de las elecciones en 2020)

 

2022 Candidate Information (Informacion de candidatos en 2022)
City Councilmember District 1 (Miembro del Concilio de la Ciudad de Distrito 1)
City Councilmember District 2 (Miembro del Concilio de la Ciudad de Distrito 2)
Two City Councilmembers At-Large (Dos Miembros del Concilio de la Ciudad A-Grande)

Requirements for Public Office
(requisitos para la oficina publica)


City of Lockhart Charter Requirements

 

Sec. 3.02. - City council, qualifications and disqualifications.

(a)  Each member of the city council must:

      (1)  be a United States citizen;

      (2)  be a qualified voter of the State of Texas;

      (3)  be 21 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date              of appointment;

      (4)  be a resident of the city for at least 12 months as of the deadline for filing for the office, and use
            a city residence address for voter registration and driver's license purposes;

      (5)  be a resident of his or her city district for at least six months on the first day of the term to be
            filled at the election or on the date of appointment, for a councilmember representing a single-
            member district;

      (6)  have not been convicted of a felony for which he or she has not been pardoned or otherwise
            released from the resulting disabilities; and

      (7)  have not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be
            totally mentally incapacitated, or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote.

(b)  If a mayor or councilmember fails to maintain the qualifications provided by this charter and state
      law, or is absent from three (3) consecutive regularly scheduled city council meetings without valid
      excuse, then the mayor's or councilmember's position shall be declared vacated by the city council
      at its next regularly scheduled meeting. The vacancy shall be filled as provided in Section 3.06 of
      this Charter.

State of Texas Requirements

(a)  To be eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a public elective office in this state, a person must:

      (1) be a United States citizen;

      (2) be 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, as applicable.

       (3) have not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to
            be:

            (A) totally mentally incapacitated; or
            (B) partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;

      (4) have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned
           or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities;

      (5) have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the
           office is elected for six months immediately preceding the following date:


           (A) for a candidate whose name is to appear on a general primary election ballot, the date
                 of the regular filing deadline for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot;

           (B) for an independent candidate, the date of the regular filing deadline for a
                 candidate's application for a place on the ballot;

           (C) for a write-in candidate, the date of the election at which the candidate's name is
                 written in.

 (EC Sec. 1411)

 


If you have any questions, please contact Connie Constancio, City Secretary at (512) 398-3461 or via e-mail at cconstancio@lockhart-tx.org.

Si tiene una pregunta, por favor llame a Connie Constancio, Secretaria de la Ciudad de Lockhart a (512) 398-3461 or por el correo electronico a cconstancio@lockhart-tx.org

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