Election Information
Información electoral
Next General Election: May 4, 2024
Próximo Elección general: 4 de mayo de 2024

Important 2024 Election Dates/Fechas importantes de las elecciones de 2024:

  • December 18, 2023 - Deadline to post notice of candidate filing deadline
  • January 1, 2024 – First day to apply for a ballot by mail
  • January 17, 2024 – First day to file for a place on the General Election ballot
  • February 16, 2024 – Last day to file for a place on the General Election ballot and Last day to Order General Election or Election on a Measure
  • April 4, 2024 – Last Day to register to vote
  • April 22, 2024 – First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance
  • April 23, 2024 – Last Day to apply for ballot by mail (Received, not postmarked)
  • April 30, 2024  – Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance
  • May 4, 2024 Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail (by 7:00 p.m. if envelope NOT postmarked); May 8, 2023   Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail (by 5:00 p.m. if envelope IS postmarked)
  • May 4, 2024 – Election Day

Election Services/Servicios electorales

The City of Thrall contracts with Williamson County Elections for Election Services.

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Required Postings/Publicaciones requeridas

Internet Posting Requirements for Political Subdivisions-English

Internet Posting Requirements for Political Subdivisions-Spanish

Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on the Ballot (English & Spanish)

Order of Election (English & Spanish)

Notice of Election (English & Spanish)

Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot (English & Spanish)

Campaign Finance Reports/Informes financieros de campaña
Candidates are required by state law to file semi-annual campaign finance reports (Form C/OH) with the City Clerk’s office.  These reports are due January 15th and July 15th of each year, and reporting requirements end when a candidate has filed a final report with the City Clerk. Retention for semi-annual reports is date of filing + 5 years for online posting requirements. (Per HB 2626), and therefore only those reports in effect are shown below. 

2024 Reports 


Candidates/Candidatos 

December 15, 2023

  TO:                 Candidates for May 4, 2024 General Election

  FROM:           Melissa L. Perry, City Secretary

  SUBJECT:     Candidate Information 

  1. Application For A Place On General Election Ballot – The first day to file for a place on the ballot is Wednesday, January 17, 2024.  City offices are open 8:00 a.m-12:00 pm and 12:30 pm-4:30 pm. The deadline for filing for a place on the ballot will be by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2024. https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/pol-sub/2-21f.pdf
  2. Ethics Commission’s Campaign Finance Guide for Candidates and Officeholders Who File With Local Filing Authorities.
    https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/data/resources/guides/coh_local_guide.pdf
  3. Appointment of Campaign Treasurer by a Candidate (Form CTA) https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/data/forms/coh/cta.pdf  Form CTA-Instruction Guidehttps://www.ethics.state.tx.us/forms/coh/CTA_ins.php
  4. Amended Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer by a Candidate (Form ACTA) https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/data/forms/coh/acta.pdf Form ACTA- Instruction Guide https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/forms/coh/ACTA_ins.php
  5. Candidate/Officeholder Campaign Finance Report (Form C/OH) https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/data/forms/coh/coh.pdf Form C/OH-Instruction Guide.  https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/data/forms/coh/COH_ins.pdf
  6. Title 15 of the Texas Election Code Regulating Political Funds and Campaigns. https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/statutes/title15.php
  7. Ethics Commission Rules.  https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/rules/commission/
  8. Fair Campaign Practices Act https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/EL/htm/EL.258.htm
  9. Form CFCP Code of Fair Campaign Practices  https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/data/forms/coh/cfcp.pdf
  10. "Political Advertising - What You Need to Know" from the Texas Ethics Commission. https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/data/resources/advertising/Gpol_adv.pdf
  11. Poll Watcher by Candidate on the Ballot or Declared Write-In Candidate. https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/pol-sub/4-16f.pdf

 Please see these websites for more information: 

 Secretary of State of Texas at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml

Texas Ethics Commission at https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/

It is the duty of the candidate to become familiar with the laws that apply to campaigns for office. The City Secretary is responsible only for accepting and filing the various applications, affidavits, and statements, and noting the date and time of filing. Any questions regarding campaign finance reporting should be directed to the Texas Ethics Commission at 512-463-5800. The City Secretary should not be expected to judge or comment upon the timeliness or sufficiency of reports filed. Please also note that these documents are public records and are open for inspection by any person.  Copies of these forms and documents are available at City Secretary’s Office, 104 S. Main Street, during regular business hours.

Please feel welcome to contact me with any questions that you might have.

 
Sincerely,

Melissa L. Perry
City Secretary

Voter Registration/Registro de Votantes

 It's easy....just fill out a card or change your information online.

Registered voters of the City of Thrall are eligible to vote in city elections. Voters are required to be registered to vote 30 days in advance of each election.
For voter registration information, please call your County Voter Registration Office or visit the website.  Es muy fácil... sólo hay que rellenar una tarjeta o cambiar su información en el sitio web.

Los votantes registrados de la ciudad de Thrall son elegibles para votar en las elecciones municipals. Los electores deben ser registrados para votar 30 días antes de cada elección.
Para la información de  registro de votantes, por favor llame a la Oficina del Registro Electoral del Condado o visite el sitio web. For additional election information: Williamson County Elections
Para información adicional sobre elecciones: Williamson County Elections