CITY OF LEVELLAND ELECTION INFORMATION

**May 7, 2022-- General Election for Council District A & Council District C

**Due to a tie vote in the District A Council race during the General Election on May 7, 2022, there will be a Runoff Election June 14, 2022, between Jim Myatt and Devin Sonnenburg. Early voting will be June 2-10 at the Hockley County Elections Office, 911 Austin St.


*LEGAL POSTING*

District C Election has been canceled, and the lone opponent, Breann Buxkemper, has been deemed elected, to be sworn in after the General Election.

District A Election information:

Candidates:

Jim Myatt

Devin Sonnenburg

Early Voting will be April 25, 2022 - May 3, 2022, at the Elections Office, 911 Austin St, Levelland, Texas 

General Election day is May 7, 2022. District A voters will vote in the Hockley County Tax Office, 624 Ave H, Suite 103, Levelland, Texas 79336

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Candidates or Potential Candidates--

Reminder: While the City Secretary can be expected to advise you on various deadlines while accepting and filing applications and campaign finance paperwork, the CIty Secretary should not be expected to judge or comment on the timeliness or sufficiency of reports filed. Candidates can get guidance from the Texas Ethics Commission for questions about campaign finance paperwork. IT IS THE DUTY OF THE CANDIDATE TO BECOME FAMILIAR WITH THE LAW APPLICABLE TO CAMPAIGNS FOR OFFICE.

Who is eligible to run for office?

LEVELLAND CITY CHARTER --ARTICLE 5, SECTION III. CANDIDATES FOR COUNCILMEMBERS POSITIONS AND MAYOR; QUALIFICATIONS:

(A) Any qualified voter who resides within the City of Levelland, who is a citizen of the United States, and who meets the eligibility requirements of the laws of Texas shall have the right to seek election to the office of Councilmember or Mayor. In addition, persons seeking election to the Councilmember positions for District A, B, C, or D shall have resided within that District for six months prior to the first day on which candidates may submit an application to be placed on the ballot for election. Persons seeking election to the office of Mayor may have resided within the corporate limits of the City of Levelland for six months prior to the first day on which candidates may submit an application to be placed on the ballot for election.

OFFICIAL POSTINGS

Notice of Election May 7, 2022-- English and Spanish

Order of Election 2022

2022 General Election Press Release

Notice of Drawing for Ballot Order

Ballot Order Drawing Document

2022 Final Notice of Election

2022 Good Friday Notice-- *Mandatory Office Hours

Canvass of General Election - May 7, 2022 General Election

Order of Runoff Election June 14, 2022


Early Voting Rolls (4/25/22 through 5/3/22)

4-25-22 Early Voting Roll

4-26-22 Early Voting Roll

4-27-22 Early Voting Roll

4-28-22 Early Voting Rolls

4-29-22 Early Voting Roll

5-2-22 Early Voting Roll

5-3-22 Early Voting Roll

Election Day Results (May 7, 2022)

City of Levelland Election Day Results- May 7, 2022

Election Day Results May 7, 2022


GENERAL ELECTION 2023 INFORMATION

REQUIRED INTERNET POSTING FOR GENERAL ELECTION 2023


ELECTION RESOURCES

Hockley County Elections Administration Website

Texas Secretary of State

Texas Ethics Commission


Levelland City Charter Information Regarding Elected Officials:

Article V- Levelland City Charter

SECTION I.     GOVERNING BODY: The governing and lawmaking body of the City of Levelland shall be the "City Council of the City of Levelland" and shall consist of a Mayor and four (4) councilmembers and the five (5) persons holding such positions shall constitute the City Council of the City of Levelland, shall be the only elective offices of the City, and shall be elected, hold office, and compensated as herein provided. Any three (3) of the aforementioned shall constitute a quorum. (As amended 9-22-1973, 5-5-1992)

SECTION II.     ELECTIVE OFFICERS: Candidates for Councilmember Positions and Mayor: Candidates for the office of Councilmember shall file their applications for District A, District B, District C, and District D, as the case may be, and shall be voted on and elected accordingly. Candidates for Mayor shall designate in their application that they are running for that office. No candidate may run for more than one office in any election. (As amended 5-2-1991)

SECTION III. CANDIDATES FOR COUNCILMEMBERS POSITIONS AND MAYOR; QUALIFICATIONS:

(A) Any qualified voter who resides within the City of Levelland, who is a citizen of the United States, and who meets the eligibility requirements of the laws of Texas shall have the right to seek election to the office of Councilmember or Mayor. In addition, persons seeking election to the Councilmember positions for District A, B, C, or D shall have resided within that District for six months prior to the first day on which candidates may submit application to be placed on the ballot for election. Persons seeking election to the office of Mayor may have resided within the corporate limits of the City of Levelland for six months prior to the first day on which candidates may submit application to be placed on the ballot for election.

Each candidate seeking election to the office of Mayor or Councilmember shall submit a written application on a form available from the City Secretary, which shall be submitted to the City Secretary not later than 5:00 p.m. on the forty-fifth (45) day before election day, and not earlier than the thirtieth (30) day before the filing deadline. (As amended 9-22-1973 & 5-5-1992)

SECTION IV. COUNCILMEMBERS AND MAYOR, DISTRICT DESIGNATION: The Mayor shall be elected at large, and all registered voters of the City of Levelland shall be entitled to vote in elections for this office. Concerning elections for Councilmembers for Districts A, B, C, and D, only registered voters of the City of Levelland who reside within each District shall be entitled to vote in Councilmember elections for that District.

The boundaries of Districts A, B, C, and D shall be as they have existed since February 27, 1985, except that as soon as practicable after each federal census, the City shall by resolution make such adjustments in the boundaries of each District as are necessary to (1) insure that each District has approximately equal population and (2) insure that the population of at least one District is predominantly composed of persons belonging to minority racial and ethnic groups. (As amended 5-5-1992)

SECTION V.     CANDIDATES; HOW ELECTED: In elections for the Mayor and Councilmembers from Districts A, B, C, and D, to be elected a candidate must receive a majority of all votes, casts. In the event no candidate receives a majority, a run-off election shall be conducted between the two candidates receiving the most votes. (As amended 5-5-1992)