CITY OF LEVELLAND ELECTION INFORMATION

GENERAL ELECTION 2024 INFORMATION

The City of Levelland General Election is scheduled for Saturday, May 4, 2024. During this cycle, voters will decide on Council Members for District A, District C and Mayor.

April 4, 2024- Last day to register to vote! Remind your friends & family!

April 22- April 30- EARLY VOTING at the Elections Office

May 4, 2024- ELECTION DAY!

POSTINGS

Internet posting for 2024 General Election - English and Spanish

2024 Notice of Deadline to File for A Place on the Ballot

City Council Resolution 2024-01 Ordering Election

2024 Notice of Ballot Order Drawing

2024 Ballot Order Drawing- Mayor Race

2024 Notice of General Election



--CANDIDATE POSTINGS--

District A- Bill Powell

Powell- Campaign Treasurer Appointment


District C- Jaime McCabe

McCabe- Campaign Treasurer Appointment


MAYOR- Breann Buxkemper

Buxkemper- Campaign Treasurer Apointment


MAYOR- Mary Engledow

Engledow- Campaign Treasurer Appointment



For more information, contact Andrea Corley, Levelland City Secretary, at 806-894-0113 or email citysec@levellandtexas.org.


FORMS/RESOURCES:

2024 TMCA Election Calendar

2024 FILLABLE Application for Place on the Ballot       

2024 Uniform Filing Schedule

2024 Texas Ethics Commission Filing Schedule

Code of Fair Campaign Practices (Form CFCP)

2024 CAMPAIGN FINANCE GUIDE FOR CANDIDATES AND OFFICEHOLDERS WHO FILE WITH LOCAL FILING AUTHORITIES

Texas Ethics Commission Campaign Finance Forms- Various

2024 Appointment of Campaign Treasurer INSTRUCTION GUIDE

2024 Appointment of Campaign Treasurer FORM CTA 

2024 FILLABLE FORM CTA 

2024 Candidate/Officeholder FORM C/OH Instruction Guide

2024 Candidate/Officeholder Campaign Finance Report           

2024 FILLABLE Candidate/Officeholder Campaign Finance Report   

POLITICAL ADVERTISING- What you need to know (T.E.C.)

TxDOT Political and Campaign Signs

POLL WATCHERS GUIDE  

FILLABLE Certificate of Appointment of Poll Watcher by Candidate       


COUNTY & STATE ELECTION RESOURCES

Hockley County Elections Administration Website

Texas Secretary of State

Texas Ethics Commission

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Candidates or Potential Candidates--

Reminder: While the City Secretary can be expected to advise you on various deadlines while accepting and filing applications and campaign finance paperwork, the City Secretary should not be expected to judge or comment on the timeliness or sufficiency of reports filed. Candidates can get guidance from the Texas Ethics Commission for questions about campaign finance paperwork. IT IS THE DUTY OF THE CANDIDATE TO BECOME FAMILIAR WITH THE LAW APPLICABLE TO CAMPAIGNS FOR OFFICE.

Who is eligible to run for office?

LEVELLAND CITY CHARTER --ARTICLE 5, SECTION III. CANDIDATES FOR COUNCILMEMBERS POSITIONS AND MAYOR; QUALIFICATIONS:

(A) Any qualified voter who resides within the City of Levelland, who is a citizen of the United States, and who meets the eligibility requirements of the laws of Texas shall have the right to seek election to the office of Councilmember or Mayor. In addition, persons seeking election to the Councilmember positions for District A, B, C, or D shall have resided within that District for six months prior to the first day on which candidates may submit an application to be placed on the ballot for election. Persons seeking election to the office of Mayor may have resided within the corporate limits of the City of Levelland for six months prior to the first day on which candidates may submit an application to be placed on the ballot for election.


Levelland City Charter Information Regarding Elected Officials:

Article V- Levelland City Charter

SECTION I.     GOVERNING BODY: The governing and lawmaking body of the City of Levelland shall be the "City Council of the City of Levelland" and shall consist of a Mayor and four (4) councilmembers and the five (5) persons holding such positions shall constitute the City Council of the City of Levelland, shall be the only elective offices of the City, and shall be elected, hold office, and compensated as herein provided. Any three (3) of the aforementioned shall constitute a quorum. (As amended 9-22-1973, 5-5-1992)

SECTION II.     ELECTIVE OFFICERS: Candidates for Councilmember Positions and Mayor: Candidates for the office of Councilmember shall file their applications for District A, District B, District C, and District D, as the case may be, and shall be voted on and elected accordingly. Candidates for Mayor shall designate in their application that they are running for that office. No candidate may run for more than one office in any election. (As amended 5-2-1991)

SECTION III. CANDIDATES FOR COUNCILMEMBERS POSITIONS AND MAYOR; QUALIFICATIONS:

(A) Any qualified voter who resides within the City of Levelland, who is a citizen of the United States, and who meets the eligibility requirements of the laws of Texas shall have the right to seek election to the office of Councilmember or Mayor. In addition, persons seeking election to the Councilmember positions for District A, B, C, or D shall have resided within that District for six months prior to the first day on which candidates may submit application to be placed on the ballot for election. Persons seeking election to the office of Mayor may have resided within the corporate limits of the City of Levelland for six months prior to the first day on which candidates may submit application to be placed on the ballot for election.

Each candidate seeking election to the office of Mayor or Councilmember shall submit a written application on a form available from the City Secretary, which shall be submitted to the City Secretary not later than 5:00 p.m. on the forty-fifth (45) day before election day, and not earlier than the thirtieth (30) day before the filing deadline. (As amended 9-22-1973 & 5-5-1992)

SECTION IV. COUNCILMEMBERS AND MAYOR, DISTRICT DESIGNATION: The Mayor shall be elected at large, and all registered voters of the City of Levelland shall be entitled to vote in elections for this office. Concerning elections for Councilmembers for Districts A, B, C, and D, only registered voters of the City of Levelland who reside within each District shall be entitled to vote in Councilmember elections for that District.

The boundaries of Districts A, B, C, and D shall be as they have existed since February 27, 1985, except that as soon as practicable after each federal census, the City shall by resolution make such adjustments in the boundaries of each District as are necessary to (1) insure that each District has approximately equal population and (2) insure that the population of at least one District is predominantly composed of persons belonging to minority racial and ethnic groups. (As amended 5-5-1992)

SECTION V.     CANDIDATES; HOW ELECTED: In elections for the Mayor and Councilmembers from Districts A, B, C, and D, to be elected a candidate must receive a majority of all votes cast. In the event no candidate receives a majority, a run-off election shall be conducted between the two candidates receiving the most votes. (As amended 5-5-1992)