2017 Municipal Election

WELCOME TO THE 2017 ELECTION INFORMATION PAGE
REGULAR ELECTION and  SPECIAL ELECTION
NOVEMBER 7, 2017
REGULAR ELECTION:
Voters will be electing for Mayor and Council Member Place 1 during the Regular Election. Filing period for this election begins July 22, 2017 and ends August 21, 2017 at 5:00 pm. [EC §143.007(c)]. Documents for candidates can be found below. For printed forms email the City Secretary at aarnold@wstx.us.
SPECIAL ELECTION:
Voters will be electing Council Member Place 5 during the Special Election. The filing period for this election is different than the Regular Election. Filing period for the Special Election begins August 7, 2017 and ends September 6, 2017. [EC §201.054(d), §201.054(a)(1)].Documents for candidates can be found below. For printed forms email the City Secretary at aarnold@wstx.us.
FILING FEE or PETITION: 
Applications for the above elections must be accompanied by a filing fee. Fees are as follows:
·         Mayor $50
·         Council Member $30
A petition may also be submitted as an alternative to a filing fee, as authorized by City Charter § 3.01 and according to state laws.
CANDIDATE FILINGS
Candidate filings are posted under place in order of receipt. 
MAYOR:
PLACE 1
PLACE 5
CANDIDATE FORMS
Application for Place on General Election Ballot form 2-21
Application for Place on Special Election Ballot Form 2-22
FORM ACTA – Amended Campaign Treasure Appointment 
FORM ACTA_instructions
FORM CTA Campaign Treasurer Appointment
FORM CTA_instructions
FORM COH Finance Report
FORM COH_instructions
CFCP Code of Fair Campaign Practices
ch258 Fair Campaign Practices
FORM CIQ Conflict of Interest Questionnaire
FORM CIS Conflicts Disclosure Statement
POLITICAL ADVERTISING
OTHER FORMS:
Campaign Finance Guide for Candidates and Officeholders
Ch 258 Fair Campaign Practices
FORM ASTA Appointment of Campaign Treasurer by Specific Purpose Comm
FORM ASTA_instructions
FORM CFCP Code of Fair Campaign Practices FORM COH – UC Report of Unexpected Contributions
FORM COH – UC_instructions FORM COR COH correction affidavit
FORM COR PAC for corrections
FORM SPAC – Specific Purpose Comm Campaign Fin Report
FORM SPAC_instructions
FORM STA Instructions
FORM STA Specific Purpose Comm Campaign Treasurer Appointment