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General Election Information/Información Electoral General - City of Hedwig Village, Texas

The City of Hedwig Village holds its election for the Mayor and City Council on the first Saturday in May of each year. The election for Positions 1, 2, and 3 are held in even numbered years, while the election for Mayor and Positions 4 and 5 are held in odd numbered years.  See below for more information on the City's upcoming election.

Qualifications for Mayor and City Council Members

In General Law Municipalities, the qualifications for the Office of Mayor and City Council Members are: 

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Have been a resident of Texas for at least 12 months, as of the deadline for filing for the office
  • Have resided in the City for at least 6 months preceding election day
  • Have a current voter registration certificate
  • Be 18 years of age or older upon the commencement of the term to be filled at the election
  • Not have been convicted of a felony for which he or she has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities
  • Not have been deemed mentally incompetent by a final judgement of a court

     

 

 

Voter Information

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The Texas Secretary of State is the official source for voter information in Texas, making sure you can access everything you need to prepare for the elections.

Information at Your Fingertips
Visit VoteTexas.gov to easily find answers to all your voting questions:

  • When, Where, and How to vote
  • How to Register to Vote
  • Your Rights as a Voter

Photo ID Required
It's the law in Texas. Voters must present an approved photo ID to vote in person.

Choose one of the following:

  1. Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
  2. Texas personal identification card issued by DPS
  3. Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS
  4. U.S. military identification card containing your photograph
  5. U.S. citizenship certificate containing your photograph
  6. U.S. passport
  7. Free Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS

With the exception of the U.S. citizenship certificate, the photo ID must be current or expired no more than 60 days.

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VoteTexas.gov is mobile, so official voting information is available on any device:

  • Find your polling place
  • Sign up for text reminders to vote
  • Remind your friends when it's time to vote
  • Or call the state's official toll-free hotline: 1-800-252-VOTE (8683)

Now you can register to vote ONLINE! Go to www.tax.co.harris.tx.us and click on Voter Registration or call 713-368-2200.

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