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
vote graphic2022 Election Information
The City of Belton's 2022 General Election for Places 5, 6 and 7 has been canceled after only one candidate filed for each place, making them unopposed. The unopposed candidates are scheduled to be sworn-in on May 10.

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 Spanish, or 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

 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