Elections

On May 4, 2019, a general election will be held to elect Council Members for Mayor and Place 5.
Filings for candidates will be accepted from January 16 through February 15 during regular hours, Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.

Applications can be filed in person or sent by mail to:
City of Hondo
City Secretary's Office
1600 Avenue M
Hondo, TX 78861

Click here to view the 2019 Election Calendar.

Click here to view 2019 Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on the Ballot.


Click here to view Notice of Election for the May 4, 2019 General Election


Click here Aviso De Elecciones para el 4 de mayo de 2019


For your convenience, below are active links to various state agencies for viewing and/or print forms.

Appointment of A Campaign Treasurer by a Candidate Form CTA-Instruction Guide:
www.ethics.state.tx.us/forms/CTA_ins.pdf 

Appointment of A Campaign Treasurer by a Candidate Form CTA:
www.ethics.state.tx.us/forms/cta.pdf

Amendment: Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer by a Candidate - Instruction Guide:
www.ethics.state.tx.us/forms/ACTA_ins.pdf

Amendment: Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer by a Candidate Form ACTA:
www.ethics.state.tx.us/forms/acta.pdf

Code of Fair Campaign Practices Form CFCP:
http://www.ethics.state.tx.us/forms/cfcp.pdf 

Petition for a Place On The City General Election Ballot:
www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/pol-sub/2-16f.pdf

Personal Financial Statement Form PFS-Instruction Guide:
www.ethics.state.tx.us/forms/PFS_ins.pdf

Personal Financial Statement Form PFS:
www.ethics.state.tx.us/forms/pfs10.pdf

Corrected Financial Statement and Good-Faith Affidavit (To be used for Form PFS):
www.ethics.state.tx.us/forms/2cor_pfs10.pdf

Candidate/Officeholder Campaign Finance Report Form C/OH - Instruction Guide:
www.ethics.state.tx.us/forms/COH_ins.pdf

Candidate/Officeholder Campaign Finance Report Form C/OH:
www.ethics.state.tx.us/forms/coh.pdf 

Candidate/Officeholder Report of Unexpended Contributions Form C/OH-UC - Instruction Guide:

www.ethics.state.tx.us/forms/COHuc_ins.pdf

Candidate/Officeholder Report of Unexpended Contributions Form C/OH-UC:
www.ethics.state.tx.us/forms/coh_uc.pdf 
Appointment of Poll Watcher By Candidate On The Ballot Or Declared Write-In Candidate:

www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/pol-sub/4-16f.pdf

Campaign Finance Guide For Candidates And Officeholders Who File With Local Filing Authorities:
www.ethics.state.tx.us/guides/coh_local_guide.pdf

Political Advertising - What You Need To Know:
http://www.ethics.state.tx.us/guides/G11polad.pdf

Title 3, Election Code, Chapter 33 - Watchers, Subchapter A. Appointments:
www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/EL/pdf/EL.33.pdf

Title 9, Election Code, Chapter 141 - Candidacy For Public Office Generally, Subchapter C. Petition:
www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/EL/pdf/EL.141.pdf

Title 15, Election Code, Chapter 255 - Regulating Political Advertising And Campaign Communications:
www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/EL/pdf/EL.255.pdf

Title 15, Election Code - Regulating Political Funds and Campaigns:
www.ethics.state.tx.us/statutes/09title15.pdf

  

May 4, 2019 - Uniform Election Date

Authority conducting elections

Local political subdivisions and counties

Deadline to post notice of candidate filing deadline 1

Monday, December 16, 2018 for local political subdivisions that have a first day to file for their candidates 1

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail

Sunday, January 1, 2019*

*First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday.  An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2019 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.

First Day to File Application for Place on Ballot, Local General Election (This is the 30th day before the filing deadline)

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Last Day for Filing Application for Place on Ballot, Local General Election

Friday, February 15, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.

Last Day to Order General Election or Election on a Measure

Friday, February 15, 2019

Last Day to Register to Vote

Thursday, April 4, 2019

First Day of Early Voting By Personal Appearance

Monday, April 22, 2019

Last Day to Accept Application by Mail for a Ballot to be voted by mail, by 12 noon or close of business, whichever is later. (Received, not Postmarked)

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Last Day of Early Voting By Personal Appearance

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail

Monday, May 6, 2019 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. (unless overseas deadline applies)