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***IMPORTANT*** MAY 2, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION POSTINGS AND NOTICES BELOW - CLICK ON EACH LINK TO VIEW EACH NOTICE. NOTE: All notices are posted at City Hall 502 Elm Street Sanger, Texas
THE MAY 2, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO THE NOVEMBER 3RD UNIFORM ELECTION - See Information below - as the November Election gets closer notices will be posted as required.
The City Council passed an Ordinance to Postpone the May 2, 2020 General Election to the November 3, Uniform Election on March 27, 2020. Pursuant to Section 418.016 of the of the Texas Government Code,m the Governor of the State of Texas has issued a proclamation suspending certain provisions of the Texas Election Code and the Texas Water Code to allow all local political subdivisions that are utilizing the May 2, 2020 General Election date to postpone their election to the November 3, 2020 Uniform Election Date. The link to the Ordinance is below.
Ordinance to Postpone Election.pdf
NOTICE OF DRAWING FOR NAMES ON THE BALLOT
DRAWING RESULTS FOR MAY 2, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION:
MAYOR - CITY OF SANGER
1st on Ballot: Thomas Muir
2nd on Ballot: Joe Falls
NOTICE OF MAY 2, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION
MAY 2, 2020 ORDER OF ELECTION
ORDINANCE 02-04-20 CALLING AND ORDERING ELECTION FOR MAYOR, CITY COUNCIL PLACE 2 AND PLACE 4
NOTICE OF DEADLINE TO FILE APPLICATION FOR PLACE ON THE BALLOT.pdf
ELECTION CONTACT INFORMATION: City Secretary, Cheryl Price
P.O. Box 1729, Sanger, Texas 76266
502 Elm Street, Sanger, Texas 76266
CITY OF SANGER CITY COUNCIL ELECTED OFFICIALS AND TERMS
The City Council consists of a Mayor and five (5) Council Members, all of whom are elected at large. Positions are numbered one (1) through five (5) consecutively. The terms of the Mayor and Council members shall be for two (2) years. The Mayor and Council Places two (2) and four (4), shall be elected in even numbered years, and Council Places one (1), three (3) and five (5) shall be elected in odd numbered years. Regular City Council Meetings are on the first and third Monday of every month, unless the meeting falls on a holiday which then moves the meeting to Tuesday. Agendas and Minutes for all of the the Sanger City Council meetings can be accessed at City Council Agendas and Minutes.
MAYOR/COUNCIL MEMBER _ PLACE __CURRENT ELECTION PERIOD FIRST TERM ELECTED
Thomas E. Muir Mayor May 2018-May 2020 May 2010
Marissa Barrett Place 1 May 2019-May 2021 May 2019
Gary Bilyeu Place 2 May 2018-May 2020 May 2010
Dennis Dillon Place 3 May 2019-May 2021 May 2019
Allen Chick Place 4 May 2018-May 2020 May 2014 (Appt. 2/12)
David Clark Place 5 May 2019-May 2021 May 2015
GENERAL ELECTION INFORMATION - SATURDAY, MAY 2, 2020
The City of Sanger General Election will be held Saturday, May 2, 2020 from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. to elect Mayor, Place 2 and Place 4 to the City Council.
Monday April 20, 2020 through Saturday April 25, 2020 - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday April 27, 2020 and Tuesday April 28, 2020 - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The Election Day and Early Voting poling place is at the Church of Christ, 400 Locust, Sanger, Texas (address to be confirmed by Denton County).
LAST DAY TO POST NOTICE ON BULLETIN BOARD OF THE DATES OF FILING PERIOD FOR THE GENERAL ELECTION December 17, 2019 (30 days before first day to file the application for a place on the ballot).
Applications will be available for pick-up for filing for a place on the ballot on January 8, 2020 at Sanger City Hall, 502 Elm Street, Sanger, Texas. No applications will be accepted until January 15, 2020 at 7:30 a.m.
The first day to file for a place on ballot is Wednesday,, January 15, 2020 at 7:30 a.m.
The last day to File for a place on the ballot is Friday, February 14, 2020 by 5:00 p.m.
Friday February 14, 2020 - City Secretary to post notice of drawing for place on the ballot.
Applications may be filed during office hours listed below:
Office hours Monday - Thursday are 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday 7:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m (ON FRIDAY FEBRUARY 14, 2020 - OFFICES WILL BE OPEN UNTIL 5:00 p.m. FOR LAST DAY OF FILING).
QUALIFICATIONS/ELIGIBILITY TO FILE
City of Sanger Home Rule Charter Section 3.04 Code of Ordinances:
Each candidate for an elective office shall meet the following qualifications:
A. Be a qualified voter;
B. Be 21 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable;
C, Must have resided in the State for twelve months and within the City limits for twelve months immediately preceding the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate's application for a place on the ballot;
D. Shall not be employed by the City;
E. Shall meet all other eligibility requirements of the Texas Election Code - .Texas Election Code - Candidate Qualifications
CANDIDATE FILINGS - WILL BE POSTED AS APPLICATIONS ARE RECEIVED
CALL ELECTION AND POST NOTICE OF ELECTION
PENDING DATES - January 20, 2020 or February 3, 2020 Regular City Council Meeting . Also request approval of the Interlocal Agreement with Denton County for Election Services.
LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE FOR THE MAY 2, 2020 ELECTION
The last Day to Register to vote in the May 2, 2020 Election is April 2, 2020.
APPLICATIONS FOR BALLOT BY MAIL
Mail applications for ballot by mail to:
Denton County Election Administrator
701 Kimberly, Suite A101
Denton, Texas 76208
Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail is January 1, 2020* See notes in calendar below.
IMPORTANT 2020 GENERAL ELECTION DATES
Calendar information below provided by Texas Secretary of State Ruth R. Hughs. Website - Secretary of State - Important 2020 Election Dates for more information.
1 Under new law, most local entities now have a “first day” to file.
For the few entities who do not have a first day to file: For the
May 2, 2020 election, Wednesday, January 15, 2020 is the deadline to
post notice of candidate filing deadline for entities that do not have a
first day to file for their candidates. However, pursuant to
NEW LAW, for local (taxing) political subdivisions, the deadline is
September 1, 2019 (the effective date of HB 305, 2019). For the
November 3, 2020 election, Monday, July 20, 2020 is the deadline to
post notice of candidate filing deadline for local political
subdivisions that do not have a first day to file for their candidates.
(If the 30th day before last day on which candidate may file falls on a
Saturday, deadline moves to next business day). However,
pursuant to NEW LAW, for local (taxing) political subdivisions, the
deadline is November 3, 2019 (one year before election day).
Local political subdivisions include: cities, school districts,
water districts, hospital districts, and any other local government
entity that conducts elections. Many of these elections are conducted on
the May uniform election date. Note: Counties may also be holding
local proposition (measure) elections on May 2, 2020.
2 Filing deadlines:
generally, the filing deadline is the 78th day prior to Election Day.
The Code may provide a different special election filing deadline. See
Section 201.054 of the Texas Election Code (the “Code”). Write-in
deadlines for general and special elections vary; the deadline for most
local (city, school, other) special elections is now the same day as the
filing deadline for application for a place on the ballot in a May
election or November election.
3 If no candidate for a four-year term has filed an application for a place on the ballot for a city office,
the filing deadline for that office is extended to 5 p.m. of the 57th
day before the election. For the May 2, 2020 election, this is Friday,
March 6, 2020. See Section 143.008 of the Code.
4 Please note that pursuant
to House Bills 1151 and 929 (2017), different deadlines apply to the
last day to receive ballots sent by the following: 1) non-military and
military voters who mailed ballots from overseas and submitted a regular
state Application for Ballot By Mail (“ABBM”), 2) non-military voters
who mailed ballots from overseas and who submitted a Federal Postcard
Application (“FPCA”), and (3) military voters who mailed ballots
domestically or from overseas and who submitted an FPCA. See Secs.
86.007, 101.001 and 101.057 of the Code. Please contact the Elections
Division of the Office of the Texas Secretary of State at 1-800-252-VOTE
(8683) for additional information.
Sanger, Texas City Hall
502 Elm St.
PO BOX 1729
Sanger, TX 76266
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