City of Athens

Athens City Hall Administrative Offices
508 East Tyler Street
Athens, Texas 75751
Phone: (903) 675-5131
Fax: (903) 675-7562

GENERAL ELECTION MAY 6, 2017

INFORMATION

 

 

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 of May 6, 2017 City of Athens General Election

NOTICE OF DRAWING FOR PLACE ON BALLOT

 

 The City Secretary is the Chief Election Officer for the City of Athens and oversees the administration of City elections to ensure compliance with all City, State and Federal election laws and policies and to ensure that City elections are conducted in a fair and impartial manner.

 

Athens City Council elections are held on the second Saturday in May of each year. The election for Mayor and City Council Member, Place 1 is held on odd numbered years and the election for City Council Member, Place 2, Place 3 and Place 4 is held on even numbered years.  All candidates for Athens City Council must meet the following requirements, as set forth in the Texas Election Code and City of Athens Charter:

Eligibility for Public Office (Texas Election Code, Title 9., Section 141.001, Eligibility for Public Office)

City of Athens Charter (Section 3.02, Qualifications)