Elections/Elecciones

Elections/Elecciones

Election Clerk

Amy M. Casey, TRMC, CMC
333 Water Street

PO Box 120
Belton, TX 76513
254-933-5817
acasey@beltontexas.gov

Elections/Elecciones
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2022 and 2023 Elections Information
2022 Election
Information

The City of Belton's 2022 General Election is scheduled for Saturday, May 7, with Places 5, 6 and 7 up for election. City Council terms are for three years.

Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot

 

Early Voting
 City Hall (Conference Room) 
333 Water Street
                     Election Day
 Harris Community Center 
401 N. Alexander Street
To be determined
(8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
  May 7 
(7 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
To be determined
(7 a.m. - 7 p.m.)
   

 

  • 2022 Election Calendar
  • Notice of Deadline to File for Place on Ballot  (Aviso de Fecha Limite para Presentar Solicitudes para un Lugar en la Boleta)
  • Candidate Packet
  • General Election Order
  • Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot
  • Results of Drawing for Place on Ballot
  • Notice of Voting Order Priority
  • Notice of Election
  • Notice of Equipment Testing
  • Notice of Open Good Friday

Absentee Voting and Ballot By Mail

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 and Spanishor at the Bell County Elections Department at the Belton Courthouse Annex, 550 E. 2nd Avenue, Belton, TX 76655. 
 
Mail ballot by mail applications to:
Bell County Elections Department
P.O. Box 1629
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, 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