Notice of Deadline for filing for office:

May 7, 2022 General Election - Early Voting and Election Day Voting to be Held at City Hall, 109 N Kaufman Street, Mount Vernon, Texas

The first day to file an Application for Place on Ballot, for Council Positions 1 (unexpired term 2022) 2, 4, and Mayor, in the May 7, 2022 General Election will be January 19, 2022; the last day to file an Application for Place on Ballot will be February 18, 2022.

The last day to file as a write-in candidate will be February 18, 2022.

The requirements/qualifications to serve on the Mount Vernon City Council are listed below.

Order Calling May 7, 2022 Election

 

Order Calling May 1, 2021 Election

Resolution 21-01 Calling 5-1-21 election
Notice of Drawing for Place On Ballot

Candidate requirements:

Qualifications:Type A City (Local Gov't Code, Section 22.032)

  • Mayor
    Residence -- 1 year in state prior to the filing
    deadline; 1 year in city prior to election day
    Age -- 18
    Must be a registered voter in territory elected from by the filing deadline*
  • Alderman
    Residence -- 1 year in state prior to filing deadline; 6 months in the city (or ward) prior to filing deadline (Texas Elec. Code, Section 141.001(a); Brown v. Patterson, 609 SW 2nd 287)
    Age -- 18
    Must be a registered voter in territory elected from by the filing deadline*

Election Identifications Certificate (EIC) Now Required for Texas Voters

The Texas Election Code 631(b) requires a photo ID in order to vote in Texas.  The Texas Transportation Code, Chapter 521A and 37 Texas Administration Code, Sections 15.181-185, authorizes DPS to issue Election Identification Certificates.  Please click the links below for additional information and the application form.

Elected Officials and Terms of office:
                   Mayor Brad Hyman
                   Term: 2020-2022

                   Councilwoman Mary Keys
                   Term 2021-2023(2022 unexpired term)

                   Councilman Harold Cason
                   Term 2021-2022

                    Mayor Pro Tem Mark Huddleston
                   Term 2021-2023

                   Councilwoman Rebecca Bailey
                   Term 2021-2023

                   Councilwoman Sherelyn Roberson
                   Term 2020-2022