Elections

SPECIAL ELECTION:
The City will be having a Special Election for proposed amendments to the City Charter. There are 15 propositions being proposed.  There are no substantial changes to the Charter. These amendments will amend the Charter to be in compliance with State Law and current practices.  The propositions are as follows along with a brief explanation.


Charter Information - English
Charter Information - Spanish
Charter - Proposed Revisions - Redlined Version


The General Election for 3 council positions has been cancelled.  Each incumbent has applied and all are unopposed.
GENERAL ELECTION - MAY 6, 2017


On May 6, 2017, a general election will be held to elect three (3) City Council representatives. 

Filings for candidates will be accepted from Jan. 18 through Feb. 17 during regular office hours,
Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Applications can be filed in person or sent by mail to:

Sara Copeland, City Secretary
City of Andrews
111 Logsdon St.
Andrews, Texas 79714


QUICK REFERENCE DATES:

January 18 to February 17       First Day... Filing for Place on Ballot
February 17 Last Day... Filing for Place on the Ballot - must be received by 5:00 p.m.
February 24 Last Day for Candidate to Withdraw - must be received by 5:00 p.m. 
February 27 Draw for Order of Names on Ballot - Noon
April 6 Last Day to Register to Vote
April 24 to May 2 Early Voting 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
April 24 and April 27 Early Voting Extended Hours - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
May 6 Election Day - 7:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m.


CANDIDATE INFORMATION:

Letter to Candidates
Table of Contents
Important Dates  
First Steps for Candidates Running for a City Office
Application for Place on the Ballot   
Campaign Treasurer Appointment by Candidate                
       Form CTA: Appointment of Treasurer by Candidate
  Form CTA: Instruction Guide
Campaign Finance Report For C/OH for Candidates
  Form C/OH: Candidate/Officeholder Campaign Finance Report
  Form C/OH: Instruction Guide
  Form C/OH-UC:  Unexpended Contributions
  Form C/OH-UC:  Instruction  Guide
Campaign Finance Guide
Code of Fair Campaign Practices
Conflict of Interest Questionnaire
Conflict of Interest Statement
Political Advertising - What you need to know   
Political Fundraising - What you need to know


Notices:
Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot
Notice of General Election
Notice of Special Election

Candidate Qualifications for City Council:
MUST be at least 18 years old.
MUST be a qualified voter of the City of Andrews by the last day of the application period.
MUST NOT have been determined mentally incapacitated by a final judgment of a court.
MUST NOT have been finally convicted of a felony (unless pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilitites)
MUST have lived in Andrews continuously for at least one year and must continue to do so during your term of office.