Georgetown Texas Government

Election Information

PUBLIC NOTICE

In accordance with Election Code § 52.096, the Georgetown City Council election does not have a race where more than one candidate for the same office appears on the ballot. Districts 3 and 4 candidates are running unopposed. The District 7 race is between Ben Stewart and write-in candidate Jaquita Wilson-Kirby.

AVISO DE SORTEO PARA LUGAR EN LA BOLETA ELECTORAL

CANCELACIÓN 

Se notifica que la Ciudad no realizará un sorteo para determinar el orden de los nombres en la boleta electoral del Concejo Municipal de la Ciudad de Georgetown del 7 de mayo de 2022. De acuerdo con el Código Electoral § 52.096, la elección del Concejo Municipal de Georgetown no tiene una contienda en la que deba aparecer en la boleta más de un candidato para el mismo cargo. Los candidatos de los distritos 3 y 4 se postulan sin oposición. La contienda por el Distrito 7 es entre Ben Stewart y la candidata por escrito Jaquita Wilson-Kirby.

05.2022 Notice for Drawing on the Ballot – Cancellation

The next General Election will be held Saturday May 7, 2022.

May 2022 General Election

Georgetown City Council members serve three-year terms representing one of seven single-member districts.

The last day to register to vote for the May election is April 7.

Early in-person voting is April 25-30 and May 2-3. Election day is May 7. Early voting and Election Day polling places, dates, and times will be listed at wilco.org/elections.  And are presented here:

Early Voting Locations – 04.25.2022 – Revised  and  Election Day Voting Locations 05.07.2022 – Revised

General Voting registration dates are posted on the Secretary of State’s website: (See Secretary of State website for other deadlines.)  https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml

For further details about City Elections, contact City Secretary Robyn Densmore at Robyn.Densmore@georgetown.org (512) 931-7715.

Vote Centers

A vote center is a countywide polling location where any registered voter may cast their vote. Vote Centers are all electronic and eliminate the Election Day requirement of having to vote in the polling location specific to your voting precinct. With Vote Centers, a voter can choose the most convenient polling location in the County during Early Voting and Election Day.

Click on the link below, which takes you to the Williamson  County’s Election website to locate your precinct: Williamson County Precinct and District Maps  or Secretary of State Maps: https://www.votetexas.gov/voting/where.html  

To find your Council District, within City Limits, click here: Council District Map

Candidate Information

Election forms and information, with all of the required forms for candidates, may be downloaded from links below.  Completed applications for candidacy should be submitted to the City Secretary, Robyn Densmore, at City Hall, 808 Martin Luther King, Jr. Street.

In addition to other qualifications prescribed by law, each Councilmember and the Mayor shall be at least twenty-one (21) years of age on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable. For period of twelve (12) months preceding election day, each Councilmember shall reside in the council district the member would be representing and the Mayor shall reside within the City of Georgetown. No member of the Council or the Mayor shall hold any other office or employment with the City while serving as a member of the Council or the Mayor, nor hold any paid employment with the City within one (1) year thereafter. A member of the Council ceasing to reside in the City shall immediately forfeit that office.

Memo to Candidates from City Secretary 01.2022

City Candidate Guide First Steps 2022 

Campaign Finance Reports :

Texas Ethics Commission Forms & Instructions for Local Elections

From Texas Ethics Commission:

Declaration of Write-in Candidacy – English and Spanish: https://www.sos.texas.gov/elections/forms/pol-sub/2-23f.pdf

Additional Helpful Links:

 

 

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