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LOCAL ELECTION INFORMATION

May 2020 Election will be for:

Mayor

Alderman, Position 1 

Alderman, Position 2

 

  

First day to file application for a place on the May 2, 2020 General Annual Election for the Town of Holiday Lakes is Wednesday, January 15th, 2020, between the Hours of 1pm and 5pm.

 

Last day to file application for a place on the May 2nd, 2020 General Annual Election for the Town of Holiday Lakes is Friday, February 14th, 2020 at 5pm. 

 

Last day to register to Vote is Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

 

 

All election locations hosted by Brazoria County will allow Holiday Lakes residents to vote.  You may vote during early voting or on election day.

NOTICE OF DEADLINE TO FILE APPLICATION

FOR PLACE ON THE BALLOT

(AVISO DE FECHA LIMITE PARA PRESENTAR SOLICITUDES PARA UN

LUGAR EN LA BOLETA)

 

Notice is hereby given that applications for a place on the TOWN OF HOLIDAY LAKES GENERAL ELECTION BALLOT may be filed during the following time:

(Se da aviso por la presente que las solicitudes para un lugar en la boleta de la Eleccion General de Town of Holiday Lakes se pueden presentar duante el siguiente horario:)

Filing Dates and Times (Fechas y Horario para Entregar Solicitudes):

Start Date (Fecha Inicio):                    January (Enero) 15, 2020       

End Date (Fecha Limite):                    February (Febrero) 14, 2020                          

 

Office Hours (Horario de la Oficina):  1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday (Lunes), Wednesday (Miercoles), Thursday (Jueves) and Friday (Viernes) and Tuesdays (Martes) 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Physical address for filing applications in person for place on the ballot:

(Direccion a fisica para presentar las solicitudes en persona para un lugar en la boleta):

            195 North Texas Avenue, Holiday Lakes, Texas   77515

Address to mail applications for place on the ballot (if filing by mail): (Direccion a donde enviar las solicitudes para un lugar en la boleta (en caso de presentar por correo):   

            RR 8 Box 747, Holiday Lakes, Texas     77515

 

 

Cindy K. Clark                                                                 Cindy K. Clark

CINDY CLARK, TOWN SECRETARY                                               Printed Name of Town Secretary

 TOWN OF HOLIDAY LAKES, TEXAS                                            Nombre Impreso del Secretario de la Ciudad

 

Posted: December 16, 2019

 

Important 2020 Election Dates

Saturday, May 2, 2020 – Uniform Election Date (Limited)

Authority Conducting Elections Local Political Subdivisions

(County-ordered elections may not be held on this date. County Election Official may, but is not required to, contract to provide election services to political subdivisions holding elections on this date.).
Deadline to post NEW HB 305 notice.1 September 1, 2019*

*NEW LAW: Effective Sunday, September 1, 2019 (HB 305 affects political subdivisions with taxing authority) 1
Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline (Local Political Subdivisions Only)1 Monday, December 16, 2019 for local political subdivisions that have a first day to file for their candidates1
First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail Wednesday, January 1, 2020*

*First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday. An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2020 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 for a Place on the General Election Ballot (Local Political Subdivisions Only)1 Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Last Day to Order General Election or Special Election on a Measure Friday, February 14, 2020
Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot (Local Political Subdivisions Only)2 Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

See note below relating to four-year terms3
Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy (Local Political Subdivisions Only) Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Last Day to Register to Vote Thursday, April 2, 2020
First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance Monday, April 20, 2020
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked) Monday, April 20, 2020 (deadline falls on San Jacinto Day, moves to preceding business day)
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail Saturday, May 2, 2020 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Monday, May 4, 2020 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)4

 

H.B. No. 305
 
 
 
   
                                     AN ACT
    relating to the requirement that certain political subdivisions
    with authority to impose a tax post certain information on an
    Internet website.
           BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
           SECTION 1.  Chapter 2051, Government Code, is amended by
    adding Subchapter E to read as follows:
    SUBCHAPTER E. INTERNET WEBSITE
           Sec. 2051.151.  APPLICABILITY OF SUBCHAPTER. Except as
    provided by Section 2051.152(b), this subchapter applies only to a
    political subdivision with the authority to impose a tax that at any
    time on or after January 1, 2019, maintained a publicly accessible
    Internet website.
           Sec. 2051.152.  INFORMATION REQUIRED ON WEBSITE. (a) A
    political subdivision to which this section applies shall post on a
    publicly accessible Internet website the following information:
                 (1)  the political subdivision's contact information,
    including a mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address; 
                 (2)  each elected officer of the political subdivision;
                 (3)  the date and location of the next election for
    officers of the political subdivision;
                 (4)  the requirements and deadline for filing for
    candidacy of each elected office of the political subdivision,
    which shall be continuously posted for at least one year before the
    election day for the office;
                 (5)  each notice of a meeting of the political
    subdivision's governing body under Subchapter C, Chapter 551; and
                 (6)  each record of a meeting of the political
    subdivision's governing body under Section 551.021.
           (b)  Subsections (a)(5) and (6) do not apply to:
                 (1)  a county with a population of less than 10,000;
                 (2)  a municipality with a population of less than
    5,000 located in a county with a population of less than 25,000; or
                 (3)  a school district with a population of less than
    5,000 in the district's boundaries and located in a county with a
    population of less than 25,000.
           SECTION 2.  Sections 2051.152(a)(5) and (6), Government
    Code, as added by this Act, apply only to a meeting held on or after
    the effective date of this Act.
           SECTION 3.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
 
 
   

_________________________       ______________________

    Speaker of the House                       Speaker of the Senate
 
 
           I certify that H.B. No. 305 was passed by the House on March
    21, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 141, Nays 0, 1 present, not
    voting; and that the House concurred in Senate amendments to H.B.
    No. 305 on May 23, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 137, Nays 3, 1
    present, not voting.
     
    ______________________________
    Chief Clerk of the House   
 
    I certify that H.B. No. 305 was passed by the Senate, with amendments,
    on May 21, 2019, by the following vote:  Yeas 31, Nays 0.
     
     
    ______________________________
    Secretary of the Senate   
    APPROVED: __________________
                    Date       
     
             __________________
                  Governor       
 

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