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ELECTION 2020 – May 2, 2020

All information on this webpage is specific to the 2020 Town of Ransom Canyon Municipal Election and is in response to HB 305.  Election information and the Campaign Finance Filing Requirements will continually be updated as we approach the 2020 Election.  Please contact ransomcanyon@sptc.net for any election related questions. 

General Information
General Municipal Elections are held every year on the May uniform election date authorized by state law.  The uniform May election date is the first Saturday of the month.  The May 2020 Election will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2020.  The following offices will be on the 2020 Ballot:

3 Alderman positions (two-year terms)

Filing Period for a Place on the Ballot & Location (where to File)

  • First day to file is Wednesday, January 15, 2020
  • Last day to file is Friday, February 14, 2020

Physical address for filing applications for a place on the ballot:

Town of Ransom Canyon
24 Lee Kitchens
Ransom Canyon, Texas 79366

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS FOR CITY COUNCIL

  • MUST be a citizen of the United States.
  • MUST be at least 18 years old.
  • MUST NOT have been determined mentally incapacitated by a final judgment of a court.
  • MUST NOT have been finally convicted of a felony (unless pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities).
  • MUST have resided in Texas continuously for one year.
  • MUST have resided in the city for at least 6 months prior to the filing date of the election

If you satisfy the above requirements, you may submit an application during the designated filing period.  Applications must be submitted to the Office of the City Secretary at Ransom Canyon City Hall.