Candidate Information

General Eligibility Requirements.

A candidate must:

(1) be a United States citizen;

(2) be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election;

(3) not have been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be:

  1. (A) totally mentally incapacitated; or
  2. (B) partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;

(4) not have been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities;

(5) have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the city or in the district, as applicable, for six months immediately preceding the deadline for filing

(6) be a registered voter in the territory from which the office is elected as of the date of the filing deadline for a candidate's place on the ballot (for a write-in candidate, as of the date of the election). 

Candidate Positions - May 2, 2020 City of Plainview General Election

PositionTerm LengthDistrict Map
Mayor4 yearsCity Map (PDF)
Councilmember District 54 yearsDistrict 5 Map (PDF)
Councilmember District 64 yearsDistrict 6 Map (PDF)
Councilmember District 74 yearsDistrict 7 Map (PDF)

Filing Period

January 15, 2020 - February 14, 2020

Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on Ballot

For additional information, please contact City Secretary at (806) 296-1100.