Election/Eleccion 


2023 Election


The 2023 General Election will be held Saturday, May 6, 2023. The following positions are up for election in the 2023 General Election for a two-year term:

  • Councilmember Position No. 1
  • Councilmember Position No. 3
  • Councilmember Position No. 5

CANDIDATE INFORMATION

To be eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed to, a public elective office, a person must:

  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:
    • totally mentally incapacitated; or
    • 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. have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory from which the office is elected for six months immediately preceding the date of the regular filing deadline for a candidate’s application for a place on the ballot; and
  6. on the date described by the preceding item “5.”, be registered to vote in the territory from which the office is elected.
  7. satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for the office. 


Notice to File Applications - Place on Ballot

First day to file for a position on the ballot: January 18, 2023
Last day to file for a position on the ballot: February 17, 2023

Candidate Packet 2023

2023 IMPORTANT DATES

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail    Saturday, January 1, 2023

First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot

    Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Last Day to Order General Election or Special Election on a Measure

    Friday, February 17, 2023

Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot

    Friday, February 17, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.
Last Day to Register to Vote    Thursday, April 6, 2023

First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

    Monday, April 24, 2023  
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail
(Received, not Postmarked)

    Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

    Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail
    Saturday, May 6, 2023 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m.



Find additional election related dates and information at: https://www.sos.state.tx.us/election/candidates/index.shtml  (posted in accordance with TX. Legis. H.B. 305, effective September 1, 2019).

Filing requirements are per state statue, and available at: https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/guide/2018/local.shtml

Voter Information

Secretary of State
Election Identification Certificate (EIC) Now Required for Texas Voters
Texas Ethics Commission (TEC)

Election Registry Results
Election registry contains election results from past elections. 

For more information regarding City of Lake Jackson elections, contact the Lake Jackson City Secretary's office at (979) 415-2403 or (979) 415-2401.