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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2018 Notice of Deadline to File for Place on Ballot



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/