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Mayor and City Council are elected for two three-year terms.  The election for the City of Freeport is held every three years on the first Saturday in May.  All agendas and minutes are publicly posted online.  The next municipal election will be held on May 4th, 2024.

 

2024 GENERAL ELECTION (UNA ELECCIÓN GENERAL)

May 4, 2024 Election Schedule

The 2024 General Election will be held Saturday, May 4, 2024.

Mayor (Office currently held by Brooks Bass)
Councilmember Ward B (Office currently held by Jerry Cain)
Councilmember Ward D (Office currently held by Winston Rossow)



Candidate Packet


CANDIDATE INFORMATION (In Ballot Order)

 

MAYOR:

  • Jerry Cain
  • Manning Rollerson

COUNCILMEMBER WARD B:

  • Loren Eric Hayes
  • Jarvis Davis

COUNCILMEMBER WARD D:

  • Winston Rossow
  • Patricia Richardson

 

2024 IMPORTANT DATES

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail Monday, January 1, 2024
First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Last Day to Order General Election or Special Election on a Measure Friday, February 16, 2024
Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot Friday, February 16, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
Last Day to Register to Vote Thursday, April 4, 2024
First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance Monday, April 22, 2024
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked) Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail Saturday, May 4, 2024 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m.


Find additional election-related dates and information at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml

ELECTION NOTICES

Internet Posting Requirements for Political Subdivisions/ Requisitos de Publicacion en Internet Para Subdivisiones Politicas
Notice Of Deadline To File An Application For Place On The Ballot
Resolution No. 2024-2831: Joint Contract with County Clerk of Brazoria County
Ordinance No. 2024-2717: Calling the General Election
Notice of Drawing for a Place on Ballot- February 26, 2024

HELPFUL LINKS

Texas Secretary of State
Texas Ethics Commission
Brazoria County Clerk's- Elections Division

Previous Elections:

February 25, 2023 Special Election for Ward D Schedule

 

The following Candidates have filed for office on the February 25, 2023 Special Election:

In order as drawn

Karla Clark- February 25, 2023 Ward D Application- Karla Clark

Winston Rossow- February 25, 2023 Ward D Application- Winston Rossow

Ron Bachman- February 25, 2023 Ward D Application- Ron Bachman

 

 

 

Authority Conducting Elections Local Political Subdivisions
Special Election Notices/Information
Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline (Local Political Subdivisions Only) Wednesday, November 9, 2022 for local political subdivisions that have a first day to file for their candidates.

Election Order

Notice of Special Election for Council Person Ward D

Aviso de Eleccion Especial Para Concejal Para El Distrito D

Notice of Drawing For Place On Ballot

First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Post Card Application (FPCA).

Tuesday, December 27, 2022

First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday.  An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2023 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.


First Day to File for Place on Special Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY) Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Last Day to File for Place on Special Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY) Tuesday, December 27, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. 
First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance Wednesday, February, 8, 2023
Notice of Early Voting at Branch Polling Places
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked) Tuesday, February 14, 2023
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance Tuesday, February 21, 2023
Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail Saturday, February 25, 2023 (election day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Monday, February 27, 2023 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)

Runoff Election

April 1, 2023

 

ORDINANCE NO. 2023-2691- CANVASSING THE ELECTION RETURNS OF THE SPECIAL ELECTION HELD ON FEBRUARY 25, 2023.
NOTICE OF SPECIAL RUN OFF ELECTION FOR COUNCIL PERSON FOR WARD D
AVISO DE ELECCION ESPECIAL DE SEGUNDA VUELTA PARA PERSONA DEL CONCEJO DEL DISTRITO D
Sample Ballots April 1, 2023- PCT 7 and PCT 8

 

 

May 6, 2023 Election Schedule

The following Candidates have filed for office on the May 6, 2023 Election:

In order as drawn

Ward A-

Jack Bullman- May 6, 2023 Ward A Application- Jack Bullman
Jeff Peña- May 6, 2023 Ward A Application-Jeff Peña
David McGinty- May 6, 2023 Ward A Application- David McGinty

Ward C-
Mario Muraira- May 6, 2023 Ward C Application- Mario Muraira
George Matamoros- May 6, 2023 Ward C Application- George Matamoros

Sample Ballots

Authority Conducting Elections Local Political Subdivisions and Counties Election Notices/ Information
Deadline to post candidate requirements  Form 1-15 (PDF) Friday, May 6, 2022

Notice of Annual General Election of Officers

Aviso de Eleccion General Anual de la Mesa

Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline (Local Political Subdivisions Only) Monday, December 19, 2022 for local political subdivisions that have a first day to file for their candidates Notice of Deadline to File an Application for a Place on the Ballot
First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Post Card Application (FPCA).

Sunday, January 1, 2023

First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday.  An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2023 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.


First Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY) Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Last Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY) Friday, February 17, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.  Notice of Drawing For Place On Ballot
Last Day to Order General Election or Election on a Measure Friday, February 17, 2023
Last Day to Register to Vote Thursday, April 6, 2023
First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance Monday, April 24, 2023 Notice of Early Voting at Branch Polling Places
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked) Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail Saturday, May 6, 2023 (election day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Monday, May 8, 2023 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)

 

 

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