Elections

UPCOMING UNIFORM/PRIMARY ELECTIONS

The City of Garland will hold a General Election for the Office of the Mayor and Districts 3, 6, 7, and 8 and a Special Election for an unfinished term in District 1 on May 1, 2021. The filing period for the May 1, 2021 election will be Jan 13, 2021 – Feb 12, 2021.

INSTRUCTIONAL MEMO TO CANDIDATES


CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

See Texas Election Code (TEC) Section 141.001, and the City of Garland Charter. 

  •  Be a United States citizen (TEC)
  • Be a qualified voter (City of Garland Charter)
  • Not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court (TEC)
  • Not been finally convicted of a felony from which not pardoned (TEC)
  • Resided continuously in state for 12 months and City and District for 12 full months before the first allowed filing date for the election (TEC and City of Garland Charter)

The following documents are required to file for a place on the ballot:

Access a complete City Council Candidate Packet.   

For more information call 972-205-2404 or email the City Secretary's Office.

November 2, 2021 - Texas Constitutional Election

Future Dates as posted by the Texas Secretary of State