May 6, 2023 General Election Information

Election Contact Information:
Bobbie Jo Taylor
City Secretary
972-617-7262
105 S. Cockrell Rd.
Ovilla Texas 75154
btaylor@cityofovilla.org
Date of 2023 General Election:
May 6, 2023

CANDIDATE FILING REQUIREMENTS:

In accordance with the standard eligibility requirements to be a candidate for an election position or appointment to a city office, a person must meet the following: (TX Election Code Section 141.001)

  1. Be a United States Citizen
  2. Be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable
  3. Have not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be;
    1. Totally mentally incapacitated
    2. Partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote
  4. Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities.  
  5. Mayor: Resident of Texas for 1 year prior to the filing deadline and a City of Ovilla resident 1 year prior to election dayCouncil Member: Resident of Texas for 1 year prior to the filing deadline, and a City of Ovilla resident 6 months prior to election day
  6. Must be a registered voter in the City of Ovilla by the filing deadline (Local Government Code Section 22.032, Election Code Section 141.001