Eligibility Requirements | Hico, TX

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Must be 18 years of age or older on the first date of the term to be filled at the election;
  2. Must be a citizen of the United States;
  3. Must not have been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court;
  4. Must not have been finally convicted of a felony from which the persons has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities; and,
  5. Must have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the City for six months immediately preceding the deadline for filing an application for a place on the ballot (for a write-in candidate, preceding the date of the election).

Additional Eligibility Requirement for Mayoral Candidates:

  • Must have resided within the municipal limits for at least the 12 months preceding the Election Day.

For more information go to https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections or contact the City Secretary.