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Elections

City Elections are held in May for City Council. For Information contact City Secretary, Rose Rosser at (979)-596-1122 or csecretarycos@somervilletx.gov

Qualifications of Office - Mayor

In Type A general law cities, every candidate for the office of mayor must meet the following qualifications:

1) Be a United States citizen;

2) Have been a resident of Texas for at least 12 months, as of the deadline for filing for the office;

3) Have resided in the city for at least 12 months preceding election day;

4) Be a registered voter;

5) Be 18 years of age or older upon the commencement of the term to be filled at the election;

6) Not have been convicted of a felony for which he or she has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities; and

7) Not have been deemed mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court.

Qualifications for City Council – City Council

 In general law cities, the qualifications for the office of councilmember are:

1) Be a United States citizen;

2) Have been a resident of Texas for at least 12 months as of the deadline for filing for the office;

3) Have resided in the city for at least six months preceding election day;

4) Be a registered voter;

5) Be 18 years of age or older upon the commencement of the term to be filled at the election;

6) Not have been convicted of a felony for which he or she has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities; and

7) Not have been deemed mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court.

Terms of Office

Type A General Law City, the term of Mayor and members of City Council is two (2) years.

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Election General79 documents

202422 documents

  • Election Results Canvassing Numbers.pdf
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  • May 4, 2024  Election Results
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  • Sample Ballot
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  • Notice of Filing Deadlines
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  • Notice of Convening EVBB
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  • Voter Check In 04-22-24
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  • Voter Check In 04-23-24
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  • Voter Check In 04-24-24
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  • Voter Check In 04-25-24
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  • Voter Check In 04-26-24
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  • Voter Check In 04-29-24
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  • Voter Check In 04-30-24
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  • Voter Check In 05-04-24 Election Day
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  • Complete List of Early Voting Check In
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  • Election Advisory No. 2024-11
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  • Election Order
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  • Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot
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  • Place on the Ballot Drawing Results
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  • Bobby J. Schoppe / Campaign Finance Report
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  • Mark Sager / Campaign Finance Report
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  • Laura Hoover / Campaign Finance Report
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  • Jerri Negrete / Campaign Finance Report
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20235 documents

  • Order of Cancellation
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  • Certification of Unopposed Candidates
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  • Order of Election 2023
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  • May 2023 Election Certificate of Withdrawal
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  • May 2023 Election Filing Deadlines
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202221 documents

  • May 2022 Election Voter Check-In 05-07-22
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  • May 2022 Election Official Results
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  • May 2022 Election Unofficial Results
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  • May 2022 Election Voter Check-In 05-03-22
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  • May 2022 Election Voter Check-In 05-02-22
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  • May 2022 Election Voter Check-In 04-29-22
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  • May 2022 Election Voter Check-In 04-28-22
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  • May 2022 Election Voter Check-In 04-27-22
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  • May 2022 Election Voter Check-In 04-26-22
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  • May 2022 Election Voter Check-In 04-25-22
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  • May 2022 Election Sample Ballot
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  • May 2022 Election Ballot Drawing Notice and Results
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  • May 2022 Election Services, Lease of Equipment
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    2022 Election Services & Lease of Equipment
  • May 2022 Joint Election Agreement COS & SISD
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  • May 2022 Election Resolution Appt. Election Judge & Clerk
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  • May 2022 Election Writ of Election
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  • May 2022 Election Resolution Appt. of EVBB
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  • May 2022 Election Order of Election
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  • May 2022 Election Order of Election (Amended)
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  • May 2022 Election Certificate of Withdraw from Ballot
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  • May 2022 Election Notice of Filing Deadlines
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202115 documents

  • May 1, 2021 Election Returns
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  • Voter Check-In 05-01-21
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  • Voter Check-In 04-27-21
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  • Voter Check-In 04-26-21
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  • Voter Check-In 04-23-21
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  • Voter Check-In 04-22-21
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  • Voter Check-In 04-21-21
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  • Voter Check-In 04-20-21
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  • Voter Check-In 04-19-21
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  • 2021 Sample Ballot
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  • 2021 Certificate of Withdraw from the ballot
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  • 2021 Order of Ballot
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  • Guide to Becoming a City Official
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  • 2021 Notice of Order of Ballot Drawing
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  • 2021 Notice of Filing Deadlines
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202010 documents

  • 2020 Notice of Bond Election
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  • Aviso de eleccion de bonos
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  • 2020 Order of Election
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  • Election Update & Notice to Candidates
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  • 2020 Bond Election Public Notice
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  • List of Ballot Candidates
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  • 2020 Notice/Order of May Election
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  • Application to file for a place on the Ballot
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  • Declaration of a Write-In Candidate
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  • A Guide to Becoming a City Official
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20196 documents

  • 2019 Election Canvassing Order/Resolution
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  • 2019 Election Early Voting Notice
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  • 2019 Sample Ballot May Election
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  • 2019 Order of Ballot Drawing May Election
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  • 2019 Notice/Order of May Election
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  • 2019 Filing Deadlines May Election
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