General Municipal Elections are held on the November uniform election date authorized by state law in even-numbered years. The uniform November election date is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. The November 2022 Election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. The following offices will be on the 2022 Ballot:
Filing Period for a Place on the Ballot
Texas Election Code, Section 143.007(a) states that an application may not be filed earlier than the 30th day before the date of the filing deadline. Texas Election Code, Section 143.007(c) states that for an election to be held on a uniform election date, the day of the filing deadline is the 78th day before Election Day.
The election date is November 8, 2022; the 78th day before the election date is August 22, 2022. therefore the first day for filing is the 30th day preceding, that being Saturday, July 23, 2022' therefore the date for in-person filing is Monday, July 25, 2022.
** Regular business hours for the Office of the City Secretary are Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The filing location is the City Secretary's Office located at 1110 Houston Street, Laredo, Texas 78040; Fax number 956-791-7491.
Campaign Finance Report Information - Click Here
Under Title 15 of the Texas Election Code candidates, officeholders and specific-purpose committees are required to file their campaign finance reports with the City Secretary's Office.
By law, the City Secretary does not supervise, direct or otherwise advise candidates regarding the forms required or content included in any form filed with the Office of the City Secretary.
As a service to the public, the various forms that have been filed with the City Secretary are posted HERE.