Notice of Deadline for filing for office:

May 1, 2021 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, 2, (unexpired term 2022) 3, and 5, in the May 1, 2021 General Election will be January 13, 2021; the last day to file an Application for Place on Ballot will be February 17, 2021.

The last day to file as a write-in candidate will be February 16, 2021.

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

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 Filing Packet for May 1, 2021
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

                    
                   Term 2021-2023

                   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