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Current Elected Officials

Begins: 1/6/2022

Ends: 1/31/2023

General Information

1. The next General Election will be on Saturday, May 7, 2022. Filing for a place on the ballot is set by state statute and will run from January 6, 2022 to February 18, 2022. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

2. Find additional election-related dates and information at Texas Secretary of State - Candidate Information (posted in accordance with Tx. Legis. H.B. 305, effective September 1, 2019).    

3. Filing requirements are per state statute, available at Texas Secretary of State - Running for a Local Office, and those of the City Ordinances.
Positions on the ballot for the May 7, 2022 election are: 

  • City Council Member Seat 2
  • City Council Member Seat 4

These positions will serve a two-year term.  

4. Polling locations, dates and times will be available in early 2022.

5. Sample ballots will be available in early 2022.

6. Voter registration is handled by Gregg County,  Rusk County and the Secretary of State.

Filing Method of Candidate Application

A candidate application may be filed in person, by mail, by fax, or by email.

  • Filing in Person: City Secretary's Office, City Hall, 185 Kenndy Blvd, Easton, Texas 75603
  • Filing by Mail: An application submitted by mail is considered to be filed at the time of its receipt by the appropriate filing authority. (Sections 143.007(b); 144.005(b)). Please be advised that an application must be notarized prior to filing via mail. The mailing address is: City Secretary, PO Box 8126, Longview TX 75607.
  • Filing by Fax or Email: A signed, sworn, scanned candidate application (and petition, if applicable) may be submitted by fax or email. Please be advised that an application must be notarized prior to filing via fax (903) 643-2219 or email (eastontxgas@gmail.com).
  • The City of Easton does not charge a filing fee.
The State of Texas provides that certain voters may apply to vote by mail.  The Secretary of State's form to apply for ballot by mail (updated following 2021 legislation) is available by visiting:

https://webservices.sos.state.tx.us/forms/5-15f.pdf (English)

https://webservices.sos.state.tx.us/forms/5-15fs.pdf (Espanol)

Elections in the City of Easton are conducted in accordance with the Texas Election Code and the City Ordinance. For more information, contact the City Secretary’s Office at (903) 643-7819 or by email at eastontxgas@gmail.com.