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The City of Manor appreciates your consideration and interest to run for an elected official position.
Qualifications For Office
The City Charter Section 3.03 outlines the qualifications to file for office and excerpt of this section is provided below for you.
In accordance with the state law, the City Secretary will accept applications from qualified persons interested in running for an elected office during the "filling period". There is no filing fee.
During the "filing period", qualified persons may file as a candidate during business hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays at the City Secretary's Office at Manor City Hall, 105 E. Eggleston St. Manor, Texas.
Frequently Asked Questions
Texas Election Law is very specific in many areas and the linked material below contains information and forms for the General Election. The information includes the following:
Once you have filed your application with the City Secretary, you may utilize the following forms during the campaign.
(All of the above forms and documents are available on the Texas Ethics Commission website)
The above forms are filed with the City Secretary, and as such, the City Secretary serves only as the custodian of the records for the benefit and convenience of the public.
It is the responsibility of the candidate to become familiar with the laws applicable to campaign contributions and expenditures. Adherence to the financial reporting procedures and deadlines is essential, since campaign reports are considered open records and thus open to the scrutiny of media and opponents. Should you have any questions regarding reporting procedures, contributions for expenditures, please call the Texas Ethics Commission office at 1.800.325.8506 or visit their web site, https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/.
The duties of the City Secretary are limited to accepting and filing the various applications, affidavits and statements, and noting the date and time of filing thereon. The City Secretary is not able to judge or comment upon the timeliness or accuracy of any reports filed, or assist with forms completion.
City of Manor Code of Ordinances Section 3.10.009
(Note: Improperly placed signs will be removed by City personnel if they do not follow City of Manor Code of Ordinances Section 3.10.009 and Texas Department of Transportation Regulations.)
Information from Texas Department of Transportation regarding placement of campaign signs.
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