Special Election - January 28, 2020


 Council Member for: WARD 6


Candidate Open Filing Period: November 26, 2019 – December 19, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
The City Secretary’s Office is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Candidate Application PacketDownload the application packet here. Carefully review the packet and follow the instructions. The packet contains a lot of useful information a candidate needs to know before filing an application.

Election Precinct Map: Ward 6

Guides for Candidates: 

First Steps for Candidates Running For Office


A Guide to Becoming a City Official


 Helpful Election Links: 

Texas Secretary of State  https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml

Texas Ethics Commission https://www.ethics.state.tx.us

Texas Legislature On-Line (state laws)  https://capitol.texas.gov/ 

Texas Constitution and Statutes:  https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/

Notices to Candidates:  Notice of Filing Deadline    Notice of Election (Coming Soon).



Photo ID Required for Voting in Texas
Click here at votetexas.gov for more information.

Registering to Vote: Contact Bowie County Elections Admiistrator at (903) 628.6810 or http://www.co.bowie.tx.us/page/bowie.Elections 

Polling Location:

          Election Day - Pleasant Grove Middle School, 5605 Cooks Ln, Texarkana, Texas (Precincts 6A & 6B)                                                                           Polling Location will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Details for Early Voting:
Early voting by personal appearance will be held as follows: Monday, January 13, 2020 to Friday, January 17, 2020 and January 21, 2020 to January 24, 2020 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. NOTE: Extended voting hours will be held on January 13th and January 21st from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Early Voting by personal appearance will be held at the following location only:

                     Texarkana City Hall (1st Floor Kiosk Area); 220 Texas Boulevard, Texarkana, Texas 75501 

Registering to Vote and Voting by Mail:
Last day to Register to Vote: December 30, 2019 (Monday)
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked): January 17, 2020 (Friday)

For more information, call City Secretary Jennifer Evans at (903) 798.3930.