Elections

Elections & Voting (informacion de eleccion)
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May 4, 2019, General Election

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.

This year 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 2019 to May 2021.  


May 4, 2019, Special Election

The Bartonville Town Council has ordered a Special Election to be held in conjunction with the General Election on May 4, 2019, to fill the the vacancy of Place 4 for the remainder of the term ending May 2020.  

The first day to file for a place on the ballot is March 7, 2019, after 7 pm.  The deadline to file is 5:00 p.m. March 25, 2019.  The deadline to withdraw is 5:00 p.m. March 30, 2019.

A list of those who file will be updated on this page within 24 hours of each filing.


Candidate Filings for May 4, 2019 GENERAL ELECTION



 Place  Name  APP  CTA  CFCP
Place 1 Jeff Traylor*  APP CTA CFCP
Place 1 Sherry Pound  APP CTA CFCP
Place 3 Clay Sams*  APP CTA CFCP
Place 5 Josh Phillips*  APP CTA CFCP
Place 5 Cary Allcorn  withdrew candicacy** APP CTA CFCP
Place 5 Bridget "Dr. B" Melson    withdrew candidacy  APP CTA CFCP

* Incumbent
**Under Texas Election Code 145.098, if a valid withdrawal request is filed after the deadline to submit a withdrawal, then the authority responsible for preparing the ballot may choose to omit the candidate’s name from the ballot if those ballots have not been prepared at the time of the withdrawal.

Candidate Filings for May 4, 2019 SPECIAL ELECTION TO FILL VACANCY

APP
Place   Name  APP  CTA  CFCP
Place 4, unexpired term Bridget Melson          APP   CTA   CFCP
Place 4, unexpired term Harry Otto APP CTA CFCP

APP = Application / CTA = Campaign Treasurer Appointment / CFCP = Code of Fair Campaign Practices / * = Incumbent

Register to Vote
The last day to register to vote in order to be able to vote in the May 4th election is April 4th.   Click here


Early Voting

 
Early Voting will be conducted April 22 - 30, 2019.  

Election Day


Saturday, May 4, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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 can download a candidate packet or pickup a candidate packet from Town Hall located at 1941 East Jeter Road. For more information contact Tammy Dixon, Town Secretary at 817-693-5280 or by email.

Town Council History (PDF)