ELECTION CALENDAR / ELECTION INFORMATION

Notice of General Election for November 3, 2020: This notice includes dates, times, and locations.
Notice of Special Election for November 3, 2020: This notice includes dates, times, and locations.
Sample Ballot Election 2020

NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF ELECTION
: Pursuant to Section 418.016 of the Texas Government Code, the Governor of the State of Texas has issued a proclamation suspending certain provisions of the Texas Election Code to allow all political subdivisions that are utilizing the May 2, 2020, uniform election date to postpone their election to the November 3, 2020, uniform election date. The City of Hondo City Council on April 13, 2020 held its regularly scheduled meeting and passed Ordinance No. 1223-04-20.

POSTPONED: May 2, 2020 General Election and Special Election (Charter Amendments)

The next General Election will be on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at Medina County Elections Department, 1202 14th Street, Hondo, Texas, 78861. Filing for a place on ballot is set by state statute and will run from January 15 through February 14, 2020. Find additional election-related dates and information at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/index.shtml   (posted in accordance with Texas Legislature House Bill 305, effective 1, 2019)

Filing requirement are per state statue, available https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/guide/local.shtml.

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 Notice of City General/Election Aviso de la Eleccion General de la Ciudad

Click here to view the 2020 Election Calendar.


Click here to view 2020 Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on the Ballot.

Click here to view application for place on the General Election Ballot 

Clilck here to view 2020 General Election Candidate Packet

Click here to view 2020 Notice of City General Election. Aviso de la Eleccion General De La Ciudad

Click here to view 2020 Notice of Special Election for the adoption or rejection of proposed amendments to the City of Hondo Charter. Aviso de la Eleccion Especial para la adopcion o rechazo de las enmiendas propuestas a la Carta de la Ciudad de Hondo.

Click here to view the Resolution No. 342-20 Calling for Special Elections and Ballot Propositions.

Click here to view 2020 notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot

Click here to view the 2020 List of Candidates. Please note: Last day for a write-in candidate to declare candidacy in the General Election is February 18, 2020. You can review the 2020 Election Calendar for more details.

Click here for Candidate Political Sign form (within the City Limits of the City of Hondo)

Postponed: Click here to view notice of City Secretary to remain open on April 10, 2020

Postponed: Click here to view Notice of Election for the May 2, 2020 General Election


Postponed: Click here Aviso De Elecciones para el 2 de mayo de 2020

Internet Posting Requirement for Political Subdivisions


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:
https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/data/forms/coh/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

  

November 3, 2020 - Election Date

Date

Event

August 4, 2020

Last day for candidate to withdraw.

October 5, 2020

30th Day before Election CFR Due

October 19, 2020

First day for early voting by personal appearance

October 23, 2020

Last day to submit an application for ballot by mail

October 26, 2020

8th day before Election CFR due

October 30, 3030

Last day for early voting by personal appearance

November 3, 2020

Election day

November 10, 2020

Canvassing

Please visit the Texas Secretary of State website for more information:

https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml