Elections

County/State Election

Upcoming Uniform Election Date:  Tuesday November 5, 2019

Voting will be held at the Ore City Community Center from 7:00am-7:00pm

You can see all the measures that will be on the ballot HERE

Uniform Election Calendar

First day to file for a place on the General Election Ballot:                       Wednesday January 15, 2020

Lat day to file for a place on the General Election Ballot:                          Friday February 14, 2020 – 5:00PM

Last day to file a Declaration of Write in Candidacy:                                 Tuesday February 18, 2020

Last day to register to vote:                                                                              Thursday April 2, 2020

First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance:                                    Monday April 20, 2020

Last day to apply for ballot by mail (Received NOT Postmarked):          Monday April 20, 2020

Last day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance:                                     Tuesday April 28, 2020

Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail:                                                                Saturday May 2, 2020 – 7:00PM

Election Day:                                                                                                      Saturday May 2, 2020 – 7:00AM-7:00PM

Are you interested in serving as an Elections Clerk?

Election Clerks must be registered voters and must reside in the City of Ore City to serve as Election Clerks in the City’s Elections on Election Day. The City provides required training and compensation.

Print Application and find out more information by clicking HERE

City of Ore City elections are nonpartisan (no political parties); election workers are asked to refrain from displaying electioneering/advertising materials supporting a particular City candidate on their vehicles or property during early voting and on Election Day.

Service as an Election Clerk in the May 2, 2020 Election will be for Election Day only and may be fore 4, 8 or 12-hour increments:

Election Clerks must be registered voters and reside in the City of Ore City to serve as Election Clerks in the City’s elections on Election Day. The City provides required elections training and compensation of $8.00/hour, contract labor. Applicants must complete City-provided elections training before being allowed to serve as a poll worker. Election Clerks serve under the supervision of the City Secretary/Early Election Clerk, the Presiding Election Judge, and the Alternate Election Judge. Failure to follow City, State or Federal election laws will result in termination.

Election Identifications Certificate (EIC) Now Required for Texas Voters

The Texas Election Code 631(b) requires a photo ID in order to vote in Texas. The Texas Transportation Code, Chapter 521A and 37 Texas Administration Code, Sections 15.181-185, authorizes DPS to issue Election Identification Certificates. Please click on the links below for additional information and the application form.

Election Identification Certificate (EIC) Now Required for Texas Voters
Application for Texas Election Certificate (DL-14C)

May 2, 2020 General Election – Early Voting and Election Day Voting to be Held at City Hall, 302 E. Main Street, Ore City, Texas

The first day to file an Application for Place on Ballot, for Mayor and Council Positions 1 and 3, in the May 2, 2020 General Election will be January 15, 2020; the last day to file an Application for Place on Ballot will be February 14, 2020.

The last day to file as a write-in candidate will be February 18, 2020.

CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

Candidate must be 18 years of age or older on the first date of the term to be filled at the election

Candidate must be a citizen of the United States

Candidate must not have not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court

Candidate must not have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the persons has not

Candidate must have been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities

Candidate must have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the city or in the district or ward, as applicable, for six months immediately preceding the deadline for filing an application for a place on the ballot (for a write-in candidate, preceding the date of the election).

Additional Eligibility Requirements to Type A General Law Cities:

To be eligible for the office of mayor of the municipality, a person must be a registered voter and must have resided within the municipal limits for at least the 12 months preceding the Election Day.


Voter Qualifications:

  1. be 18 years of age or older on the date of the election
  2. be a citizen of the United States
  3. not have been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court
  4. Not have been finally convicted of a felony or, if so convicted, must have:
    1. Fully discharged his sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court
    2. been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote
  5. be a resident of the city on the day of the election
  6. be a registered voter on the day of the election

For more information go to http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections or contact the City Secretary.