The regular scheduled 2022 General Election will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2022 to elect Councilmember District One, Councilmember District Four, and Councilmemeber At-Large for two year terms.
Applications for a place on ballot for the General Election May 7, 2022 will be on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 last day to file and application for place on ballot will be Friday, February 18, 2022
Early Voting will be held April 25, 2022. More information on Early Voting polling places and times will be posted as determined
Election Day Voting will take place on Saturday, May 7, 2022. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Voting by sick or disabled voters at main early voting place, 7 a.m. to 7p.m., where electronic voting systems are usedj at precince polling place.
1. Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age;
2. Must have resided within the city and the territory from which the offiice elected for at least twelve (12) months immediately preciding Election Day;
3. Meet all other eligibility requirement of the Texas Election Code TexasElection Code (Title 9, Chapter 141)
Candidates are strongly encouraged to ontain a candidate packet deadline to file application February 18, 2022 by 5:00 PM
*These forms are available on the Secretary of State website, but the full Candidate Packet (recommended) is obtainedfrom the City Secretary.https://www.sos.state.tx.us/
**The filing period begins on the 108th day prior to the election date and ends on the 78th day at 5 p.m. prior to theelection date.
The City Secretary Serves as the election official for the City of Gilmer Municipal Elections. The City of Gilmer partners with Upshur County to adminisiter elections and tabulate ballots and will be conducted according with the Texas Election Code. Please contact the City Secretary’s Office for info regarding municipal elections like City Council or City initiated ballot items.
For Information about County, State, and Federal elections, please contact the county elections office
The Forms, Resources and Legal Library page is to provide a virtual Elections Law Library. You can click link to Election Forms, Elections Law Opinions, the Texas Code, retrieve background on all United States Department of Justice (DOJ) submissions, and other relevant election information
Canidate Forms avaibale both English and Spanish
Form Appointment of A Campaign Treasurer by a Candidate http://https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/data/forms/coh/cta.pdf
Code of Fair Campaign Practices http://https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/data/forms/coh/cfcp.pdf
Form Candidate/Officeholder Campaign Finance Report http://https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/data/forms/coh/coh.pdf
Upshur County Court House, 2nd Floor
100 West Tyler
Gilmer, Texas 75644
City Secretary’s Office
Gilmer, Texas 75644
P.O. Box 760
Gilmer, TX 75644
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.