May 2020 Election Notice (H.B. 305)

The Texas State Legislature passed House Bill 305 on June 14, 2019 and becomes effective on September 1, 2019.  The bill requires that a political subdivision, with the authority to impose a tax that at any time on or after January 1, 2019, maintained a publicly accessible Internet website, shall include certain information, including information regarding upcoming elections, on that web site pursuant to the effective date.  

ELECTION

MUNICIPAL ELECTION 2020

City Council places 1, 2, 6, and 7 will be elected May 2, 2020, to be held in Watauga, Texas. Here you will find all information for the 2020 Municipal Election.

Candidate Application Form & Instructions

REQUIREMENTS FOR FILING FOR CANDIDACY:

In order to gain a place on the May 2, 2020 ballot for City Council Places 1, 2, 6 and 7, prospective candidates must meet the qualifications set forth in the City’s Charter at Section 3.02 and file a completed application prior to February 14, 2020. Click Here for the Charter Section 3.02.

FILING DATES AND TIMES:

(Fechas y Horario para Entregar Aplicaciones)
(Ngày Giờ Nộp Đơn)

Start Date: January 15, 2020
(Fecha Inicial: 15 de enero, 2020)
(Ngày Bắt Đầu: 15 tháng Một, 2020)
End Date: February 14, 2020
(Fecha de Cierre: 14 de febrero, 2020)
(Ngày Kết Thúc: 14 tháng Hai, 2020)

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(Horario de la Oficina)
(Giờ Làm Việc)

Physical address for filing applications in person for place on the ballot
(Dirección Física para entregar las aplicaciones en persona para lugar en la boleta)
(Địa chỉ nơi có thể đích thân tới nộp đơn xin ghi tên trên lá phiếu)

7105 Whitley Road
Watauga, TX 76148

Address to mail applications for place on the ballot (if filing by mail):
(Dirección a donde enviar las aplicaciones para un lugar en la boleta (en caso de aplicar por correo:)
(Địa chỉ bưu chính nhận đơn xin ghi tên trên lá phiếu (nếu gửi qua đường bưu điện:)

7105 Whitley Road
Watauga, TX 76148

INTERACTIVE VOTER MAP

Unsure of your precinct number and polling location? THE MAP WILL BE AVAILABLE WHEN THE POLLING LOCATIONS ARE ANNOUNCED

ELECTION CALENDAR

January 1 – First day to apply for ballot by mail

January 15 – FIRST DAY for filing applications for place on general election ballot; first day for write-in candidate to submit declaration

February 14 – LAST DAY for filing application for place on ballot for election; must be received in City Secretary’s office by 5:00 p.m.

February 18 – Last day for filing as a write-in candidate in election

April 2 – Last day to Register to Vote

April 20 – First day for early voting by personal appearance. Last day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)

April 20 & April 28 – Extended hours of early voting (7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.)

April 28 – Last day for early voting by personal appearance

May 2 – Election Day – City Hall will be open at 7:00 a.m. Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail

EARLY VOTING

Main polling location:
Tarrant County Election Center
2700 Premier Street
Fort Worth, TX 76111

Branch polling locations: To Be Determined

Spanish-speaking workers will be available at each polling location.
Trabajadores de habla hispana estarán disponibles en cada entro electoral.
Sẽ có viên chức nói tiếng Tây Ban Nha tại mỗi địa điểm bỏ phiếu.

MAY 2, 2020 POLLING LOCATIONS

To Be Determined

CONTACT

Andrea Gardner
City Secretary
Email Andrea Gardner
Phone: 817-514-5800
7105 Whitley Road
Watauga, TX 76148

ELECTION NOTICES

Notice of Deadline to File