Elections

Elections & Voting (informacion de eleccion)
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The Town Secretary's Office is responsible for conducting municipal elections as prescribed by the Election Code of the State of Texas. Town Council members are elected at-large and serve two-year, staggered terms.

November 3, 2020 Special Election 

A special election, to submit to the qualified voters of the Town of Bartonville, Texas, a ballot proposition to reauthorize the municipal street maintenance sales and use tax at the rate of one-half of one percent to continue providing revenue for maintenance and repair of municipal streets, will be held Tuesday, November 3, 2020. 

Early Voting Dates and Locations



Governor Abbott Issues Proclamation allowing for postponement of Local Elections set for May 2, 2020.  
(news article)

Pursuant to Section 418.016 of the Texas Government Code, the Governor of the State of Texas has issued a proclamation suspending certain provisions of the Texas Election Code to allow all local political subdivisions that utilized the May 2, 2020 uniform election date to postpone their election to the November 3, 2020 uniform election date




The next General Election will be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021. 
Three citizens will be elected to serve at large, each to serve a two-year term.  Please note that the places are not geographically based.  The terms of office will be from May 2021 to May 2023.     

MAY 1, 2021 GENERAL ELECTION INFORMATION coming soon

Notice of Filing Period

The first day to file for a place on the ballot is Wednesday, January 15, 2020.  The deadline to file is 5:00 p.m. February 14, 2020.  

Register to Vote
The last day to register to vote in order to be able to vote in the November 3, 2020 election is October 5, 2020.   Click here





Terms


Council members are elected "at-large" each representing the entire community, and serve two-year terms. The Mayor and Places 2 and 4 are elected in even-numbered years. Places 1, 3, and 5 are elected in odd-numbered years.

Qualifications


Qualifications for Office: All candidates for office must be citizens of the United States, have lived in the state for a minimum of one year prior to the filing deadline, be a resident of the Town of Bartonville for six months prior to the filing deadline; must be a registered voter of the territory elected from as of the filing deadline, and be a minimum of 18 years of age.

Qualified residents interested in filing for a place on the ballot may obtain more information here.  Should you have any questions please contact Tammy Dixon, Town Secretary at 817-693-5280 or by email.

Town Council History (PDF)