General City Election Information
Candidates can soon start filing to run for City Offices for the May 2021 Election. See Election Related Documents at the bottom of this page.
The first day to file an Application for Place on Ballot, for Council Positions 1,3,4, and 5 in the May 1, 2021 General Election will be January 13, 2021; the last day to file an Application for Place on Ballot will be February 12, 2021.
The last day to file as a write-in candidate will be February 12, 2021.
Application for Place on Ballot can be submitted by methods listed below:
In Person: 7733 FM 1010 Cleveland, TX 77327 to the City Secretary on Monday – Thursday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Mail: P.O. Box 1358 Splendora, TX 77372
City Positions on the Ballet:
Council Position 1
Council Position 3
Council Position 4 – Special Election
Council Position 5
Qualifications for Mayor or Councilmember
In order to be eligible to run for an elective city office, an individual must
have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the date of the regular filing deadline for an application for a place on the ballot. Tex. Elec. Code §1.005(9); §141.001(a)(5)(B). A write-in candidate must have resided continuously in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the date of the election. Id. §141.001(a)(5)(C). An appointee to an elective office must have resided
continuously in the state for 12 months and in territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the date the appointment is made. Id. §141.001(a)(5)(E).
Early Voting location and Times for May Election:
The next City General Election early voting is scheduled for
April 19, 2021 through April 23, 2021 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
April 26, 2021 through April 27, 2021 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Election Day Voting:
May 1, 2021 7:00 am to 7:00 pm General Election – Early Voting and Election Day Voting to be Held at
Plum Grove City Hall
9485 Plum Grove Road
Cleveland, TX 77327determined)
Election Related Documents and Election Notices
Voter ID Requirements