Elections

Dallas County Voter Center Survey

General Election – May 7, 2022 Municipal Election for City Council District 1, 3, and 5

The City Secretary’s Office typically makes available a candidate’s packet to acquaint candidates with applicable requirements for the City’s election. For the May 7. 2022 municipal election, candidate packets will be available beginning January 6, 2022. The candidate’s packet is not required in order to prepare to run for municipal office and is provided as a tool to assist those interested in running for municipal office.

Upcoming Municipal Elections

The term of Office for the Mayor and City members is 3 years. Upcoming elections:

2023 – Municipal; Election for City Council District 2, 4, and 6

2024 – Municipal election for Mayor

 

Qualifying for Office

Candidates for the office of Mayor and Council members must meet the following requirements:

  • Candidates must meet state requirements
  • Candidates must be qualified voters of the City of Lancaster
  • Candidate must have or will have resided in the City of Lancaster and the district (for council members) for a least I year immediately preceding the dates of the municipal election.

Application, Forms, & Petition

The following must be completed by the candidate:

Application for a place on the ballot

Declaration of residency forms

Prescribed petition form with 25 valid signatures - the signers of the petition must be residents qualified to vote in the district in which the candidate is seeking office

Candidate Packet Availability

The City Secretary’s Office makes available a candidate’s packet to acquaint candidates with applicable requirements for the City’s election. The candidate’s packet is not required in order to prepare to run for municipal office and is provided as a tool to assist those interested in running for municipal office.

Lancaster Independent School District Election

Lancaster Independent School District

For more information, contact the City Secretary’s Office at 972-218-1310 or Email