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May 10, 2014 General Election


Notice of Election (3-19-2014)

 

Order of Election

Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot

 

 

Early Voting for the City of Waco and Waco Independent School District will begin Monday, April 28 and continue through Tuesday, May 6.  Voting hours will be 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on April 28 to May 2 with extended early voting hours of 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on May 3, 5 and 6. Election Day is Saturday, May 10, 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.   The City of Waco ballot includes position for Council Member District I for a term of two years. The Waco Independent School District ballot includes positions three and an at-large position seven to serve the full term of three years and a special election for position two for an expired term of office of one  year.

The Main Early Voting site
McLennan County Elections Administration Office
Records Building
214 North Fourth Street, Suite 300
Waco, Texas 76701

Voter registration applications are available at the following locations: City Secretary’s Office in City Hall, the Waco-McLennan County Libraries, Department of Public Safety Office, and the McLennan County Elections Office. 

Photo identification is required when voting in Texas elections. A voter will be required to show one of the following forms of photo identification at the polling location before the voter will be permitted to cast a vote:
• Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
• Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
• Texas personal identification card issued by DPS
• Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS
• United States military identification card containing the person’s photograph
• United States citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph
• United States passport

With the exception of the U.S. citizenship certificate, the identification must be current or have expired no more than 60 days before being presented at the polling place.
Election identification certificates are now available only for voters who do not already have a required form of photo identification. There is no fee for the certificate.

For more information, call the City Secretary’s Office at 750-5750

 

La votación adelantada para las elecciones de la ciudad de Waco comenzará el lunes, 28 de abril  y continuará hasta el martes, 6 de mayo.  Las horas para votar serán de las 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., el 28 de abril al 2 de mayo con horas extendidas para la votación adelantada el 3, 5 y 6 de mayo de las 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Los votantes seleccionarán los representantes del municipal que servirán la Ciudad de Waco Concejal de Distrito I; y para votar del el distrito escolar independiente de Waco para elegir una persona para que sirvan los del todo el termino de tres anos para de tres posicion y una posicion en general de siete y una Eleccion Especial para distrito escolar independiete de Waco para elegir una person para que sirvan los duracion restante del cargo de un ano para del posicion dos.

 

Las aplicaciones para registrarse para votar están disponibles en las siguientes localizaciones: la oficina de la secretaría del municipal (City Secretary's Office in City Hall), las bibliotecas de la ciudad y el condado (the Waco-McLennan County Libraries), en la oficina del departamento de seguridad pública (Department of Public Safety), y la oficina electoral del condado McLennan (the McLennan County Elections Office).

Se requerirá que el votante muestre una de las siguientes formas de identificación con foto en el sitio electoral antes que se le permita votar.
• Licencia de Conducir de Texas emitida por el Departamento de Seguridad Pública (DPS)
• Certificado de Identificación Electoral de Texas emitida por DPS;
• Tarjeta de Identificación Personal de Texas emitida por DPS;
• Licencia para Portar un Arma de Fuego Oculta de Texas emitida por DPS;
• Cédula Militar de los Estados Unidos con fotografía de la persona;
• Certificado de Ciudadanía Estadounidense con fotografía de la persona; o
• Pasaporte de los Estados Unidos.
Con la excepción del certificado de ciudadanía estadounidense, la identificación deberá estar vigente; si no la está, no debe estar vencida más de 60 días en el momento de presentarla para calificar como votante en el sitio electoral. Certificados de Identificación Electoral estan disponibles unicamente para votantes que no cuentan actualmente con una de las formas requeridas de identificación con foto. No hay cargo por este certificado.

Para mas información, llame a la oficina de la secretaria de la ciudad (City Secretary's Office): 750-5750

 

 


 

Updated City of Waco District Maps:  

At-Large
District One
District Two
District Three
District Four
District Five

 


About Elections

Standard Eligibility Requirements for Public Office
Election Code Sec. 141.001(a)

  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election
  • Have not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court
  • Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities
  • Have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the territory, as applicable, for six months immediately preceding the deadline for filing an application for a place on the ballot
  • Candidate must satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for this office

City of Waco Home Rule Charter Requirements

  • Citizen of United States
  • 21 years of age
  • Qualified voter of the State and City for 12 months immediately preceding the date of election
  • If elected from a district, must be a resident of the district for six months preceding the date of election
  • Candidate will file application with City Secretary designating office sought and sworn statement by the candidate that they are fully qualified under the Laws of the State of Texas and the provisions of the Charter

Qualified Voter*

  • Election Code Sec. 11.001 and 11.002 A person meets the age requirement for voting on the day before his 18th birthday [Sec. 1.016]
  • 18 years of age or older on the day of the election
  • Citizen of the United States
  • Not disqualified as mentally incompetent
  • Not disqualified as a convicted felon [Discharge papers issued by pardons & paroles division]
  • Resident of the state on the day of the election
  • A registered voter on the day of the election

*Qualified Voter:
Registered voter who meets all other requirements for voting. A registration becomes effective on the 30th day after the day the application is submitted to the registrar or on the date the applicant becomes 18 years old, whichever is later. [Sec. 13.143]

Eligibility to Vote
Election Code Sec. 11.001

  • Be a qualified voter as defined above
  • Be a resident of the territory covered by the election for the office on which the person desires to vote
  • Satisfy all other requirements for voting prescribed by law for particular election.

*City of Waco Election Facts*

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