Elections/Elecciones

Elections/Elecciones

Election Clerk

Amy M. Casey, TRMC

254-933-5817

333 Water Street
PO Box 120

Belton, TX 76513

acasey@beltontexas.gov

Elections/Elecciones

2018 Election Information
vote graphicThe City of Belton's 2018 General Election is scheduled for Saturday, May 5. The election is for the Mayor and two City Councilmember positions, which are each elected at-large for two-year terms. Candidate Packets, which include an Application For a Place on the Ballot are now available online, or pick one up at Belton City Hall, 333 Water Street. 


Early Voting
 City Hall (Conference Room) 
333 Water Street
                     Election Day
 Harris Community Center 
401 N. Alexander Street
April 23-27 
(8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
  May 5 
(7 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
April 30 - May 1
(7 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
   

Absentee Voting and Ballot By Mail
Ballot by mail applications for the 2018 General Election must be recieved (not postmarked) by April 24, 2018. Registered voters in Belton are eligible to request a ballot by mail if ANY of the following conditions prevents them from voting in person during the early voting period or on Election Day.
  • 65 years of age or older
  • Disability
  • Expected absence from the County on Election Day AND the entire period of early voting
  • Confinement in jail, but otherwise eligible to vote
Ballot by mail applications are available online in English or Spanish, or at the City Clerk's office at Belton City Hall, 333 Water Street, Belton, TX 76655. 

Mail ballot by mail applications to:
Amy M. Casey, TRMC
City Clerk
City of Belton
PO Box 120
Belton, Texas 76513

Register to Vote
Register to vote online with Bell County Elections. It takes 30 days for a registration to be in effect. 

Candidate Qualification Information
To run for City Council or Mayor, a candidate must file for office within the posted filing period. In addition, see below for qualifications outlined by the City of Belton Charter and the State of Texas Election Code.

Belton Home Rule Charter Qualifications 
  • Must be a citizen of the United States, and a resident of Belton for at least the previous 12 months
  • Must be at least 18
  • Must not be delinquent on any indebtedness to the City
  • City employees are not eligible to file
  • May not hold any other elected public office
  • Candidates may only file for one office per election
  • A councilmember with a year or more remaining on his or her term must resign to run for Mayor
Texas Eligibility Requirements for Public Office
  • Citizen of the United States
  • 18 years old
  • Have not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment in court
  • No felony convictions
  • Resided in state continuously for previous 12 months
  • Must satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law for this office