CITY OF CELESTE
201 N. Hwy. 69
Celeste, Texas 75423

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Phone: (903) 568-4512 citysecretary@cityofceleste.org

Elections

Current Elections 

​The City will be having an election on May 2, 2020. Three council seats that are 2 year terms and 1 council seat that is 1 year term are open. Candidate packets are available for any qualified person at City Hall M-F 8:30-12 & 1:00-3:30. 

Applications can be filed beginning January 15, 2020 & Deadline for filling is February 14, 2020 @ 5pm.

Information and Forms

Voter Qualifications
  1. Be 18 years of age or older on the date of the election

  2. Be a citizen of the United States

  3. Not have been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court

  4. Not have been finally convicted of a felony or, if so convicted, must have:

    1. Fully discharged his sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court

    2. Been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote

  5. Be a resident of the city on the day of the election

  6. Be a registered voter on the day of the election

Candidate Eligibility Requirements 
  1. Be 18 years of age or older on the first date of the term to be filled at the election

  2. Be a citizen of the United States

  3. Have not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court

  4. Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the persons has not

    been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities

  5. Have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the city or in the district or ward, as applicable, for six months immediately preceding the deadline for filing an application for a place on the ballot (for a write-in candidate, preceding the date of the election).

Additional Eligibility Requirements to Type A General Law Cities

To be eligible for the office of mayor of the municipality, a person must be a registered voter and must have resided within the municipal limits for at least the 12 months preceding the Election Day.

For more information go to:

http://www.sos.state.tx.us/ elections or contact the City Secretary.