Elections

SAMPLE BALLOT 2021

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NOTICE OF DEADLINE TO FILE APPLICATIONS AS A WRITE-IN CANDIDATE  5:00 P.M. 2/16/2021

Please fax or email the declaration of write in candidacy to
Martha C. Velasquez, City Secretary at citysecretary@cityofluling.net
 or Fax: 830-875-2038  

Click Here for the forms needed to declare your request as a write-in candidate.


Haz clic aqui  para Declaracion de Candidatura por Insercion escrita para un puesto oficial de la Cuidad



NOTICE OF DEADLINE TO FILE APPLICATIONS FOR PLACE ON THE BALLOT

(AVISO DE FECHA LÍMITE PARA PRESENTAR SOLICITUDES PARA UN LUGAR EN LA BOLETA)


Notice is hereby given that applications for a place on the City of Luling, Texas , May 1, 2021

General Election ballot may be filed during the following time:

(Se da aviso por la presente que las solicitudes para un lugar en la boleta de la Elección General de  la Ciudad de Luling, Texas  en Mayo 1, 2021 se pueden presenter durante el siguiente horario:

Filing Dates and Times:
(Fechas y Horario para Entregar Solicitudes)


Sta
rt Date: January 13, 2021:
(Fecha Inicio)

En
d Date: February 12, 2021
(Fecha Límite)

O
ffice Hours: 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Monday - Friday
(Horario de la Oficina)


Physical address for filing applications in person for place on the ballot:

(Dirección a física para presentar las solicitudes en persona para un lugar en la boleta)

City of Luling                                                Cuidad de Luling

City Secretary’s Office                                 La Oficina de la Secretaria de Luling

509 E. Crockett St.                                        509 E. Crockett St.

Luling, Texas 78648                                      Luling, Texas 78648

Address to mail applications for place on the ballot (if filing by mail):  

(Dirección a donde enviar las solicitudes para un lugar en la boleta (en caso de presentar por correo)

City of Luling                                                Cuidad de Luling

City Secretary’s Office                                 La Oficina de la Secretaria de Luling

509 E. Crockett St.                                        509 E. Crockett St.

Luling, Texas 78648                                      Luling, Texas 78648

                                                                       Martha C. Velasquez, City Secretary, TRMC, CMC

                                                                        Printed Name of Filing Officer

                                                                (Nombre en letra de molde del Oficial de Archivos)

                                                                                               

                                                                        Signature of Filing Officer
                                                                        (Firma del Oficial de Archivos)

                                                                 January 7, 2021
                                                                        Date Posted             
                                                                         (Fecha archivada)

Filing requirements are per state statue, available at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidate/guide/local.shtml and those of the City of Luling along with qualifications are found in our Charter, Article III


NOTICE OF DRAWING FOR PLACE ON BALLOT 

 Notice is hereby given of a drawing to determine the order in which the names of candidates are to be printed on the ballot for the election to be held on May 1ST ,  2021  in City of Luling, Texas General Election. The drawing will be held at 10:00 a.m. on February 16th, 2021, at 509 E. Crockett Street - City Hall , Luling, Texas. 

 Martha C. Velasquez. City Secretary 

Officer Conducting Drawing 

 

AVISO DEL SORTEO PARA UN LUGAR EN LA BOLETA 

 Por lo presente se da aviso que habrá un sorteo para determinar la orden en que aparecerán los nombres de los candidatos en la boleta para la elección que se celebrará el May 1st , 2021 en Cuidad De Luling , Texas Eleccion General. El sorteo tendrá lugar a las 10:00 a.m. el 16th de Febrero, 2021 a 509 E. Crockett Street – City Hall, Luling, Texas

 Martha C. Velasquez, Secretaria de la Cuidad  

Oficial Manejando el Sorteo

Posted: January 7, 2021

Publicado: 7 de Enero 2021

City of Luling Elections
Persons can obtain an application for place on the municipal ballot from:
City Secretary
City of Luling City Hall
509 E. Crockett St.
Luling, Texas 78648

Office hours are Monday though Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, or you may obtain the forms from the Texas Secretary of State website and submit the application to the City Secretary’s Office.

Standard Eligibility Requirements for Public Office 
Election Code Sec. 141.001(a)
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election
  • Have not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court
  • Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the disabilities
  • Have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory as applicable, for 6 months immediately preceding the deadline for filing an application for a place on the ballot
  • Candidate must satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for this office

City of Luling Home Rule Charter Requirements
  • Shall be a resident citizen
  • Qualified voter of the State of Texas
  • Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age
  • Shall have been a resident citizen of the City of Luling and reside within his/her district for a period of not less than twelve (12) months immediately prior to election day

Qualified Voter
A qualified voter is defined as a registered voter who meets all other requirements for voting. A registration becomes effective on the 30th day after the day the application is submitted to the registrar or on the date the applicant becomes 18 years old, whichever is later (Sec. 13.143).

Election Code Sec. 11.001 and 11.002. A person meets the age requirement for voting on the day before his/her 18th birthday (Sec. 1.016)
  • 18 years of age or older on the day of the election
  • Citizens of the United States
  • Not disqualified as mentally incompetent
  • Not disqualified as a convicted felon
  • Resident of the state on the day of the election
  • A registered voter on the day of the election


Eligibility to Vote

(Election Code Sec. 11.001)
  • Be a qualified voter as defined above
  • Be a resident of the territory covered by the election for the office on which the person desires to vote
  • Satisfy all other requirements for voting prescribed by law for particular election

Texas voters must show a valid photo ID to vote in elections in Texas.
Click Here to find out more information about the Voter I.D. Law.