Election Information

ELECTIONS AND VOTING
The City’s General Election is held the first Saturday in May of each year.

All City Council places are 2 year terms being elected “at large” as each represent the entire community. The Mayoral race is held on odd numbered years, along with Council Places 2 and 4; Places 1, 3 and 5 are held on even numbered years.

City Official Candidates apply for place on the ballot through the City Secretary’s office during the filing period beginning in January as set by Texas Secretary of State Elections Division.

Each member of the council shall be a qualified voter of the city and must meet the following qualifications:
  • Be 21 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment
  • Have been a resident of the city for at least one year prior to election date;
  • Shall not be employed by the city and shall meet all other eligibility requirements of the Texas Election Code.
Voters must register through the Jack County Voter Registrar at least 30 days prior to an election to be able to vote in any election.
 
Jack County Tax Assessor-Collector
Sharon Robinson
100 N. Main, Ste. 209 Jacksboro 76458
(940) 567-2352 Phone
(940) 567-5322 FAX

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ORDER NO. D-01-17

ORDER OF CANCELLATION OF ELECTION
ORDEN DE CANCELACIÓN DE ELECCIÓN
AN ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JACKSBORO, TEXAS, WITH REGARD TO CANCELLATION OF MAY 6, 2017 CITY OF JACKSBORO GENERAL ELECTION.

UNA ORDEN DEL CONCEJO MUNICIPAL DE LA CIUDAD DE JACKSBORO, TEXAS, CON RESPECTO A LA CANCELACIÓN DE 6 DE MAYO DE 2017 CIUDAD DE JACKSBORO ELECCIÓN GENERAL.

The City of Jacksboro hereby cancels the City of Jacksboro General Election scheduled to be held on May 6, 2017 in accordance with Section 2.053(a) of the Texas Election Code. The following candidates have been certified as unopposed and are hereby elected as follows:

El City of Jacksboro por la presente cancela la elección general, de lo contrario, se hubiera celebrado el May 6, 2017 de conformidad, con la Sección 2.053(a) del Código de Elecciones de Texas. Los siguientes candidatos han sido certificados como candidatos únicos y por la presente quedan elegidos como se haya indicado a continuación.


CANDIDATE (CANDIDATO) OFFICE SOUGHT (CARGO AL QUE PRESENTA CANDIDATURA)
ALTON MORRIS, JR MAYOR (ALCALDE)

MELANIE BELCHER PLACE 2 (CONCEJAL 2)

JOE MITCHELL PLACE 4 (CONCEJAL 4)


A copy of this order will be posted on Election Day at each polling place that would have been used in the election.

El Día de las Elecciones se exhibirá una copia de esta orden en todas las mesas electorales que se hubieran utilizado en la elección.



February 27, 2017
Date of adoption
(Fecha de adopción)


May 2017 Election Cancellation Order.jpg



HELPFUL LINKS:
Vote Texas page of TSOS website: http://www.votetexas.gov/
TSOS Elections Division website: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml
Jack County Voter Registrar information: http://www.jackcounty.org/tac/