Release Date: December 12, 2006
City of San Antonio Communications and Public Affairs Department: 207-7234

 
 

Mayor, City Council candidate information packets now available

Citizens interested in running for Mayor or Council district seats in the May 12, 2007 municipal election can obtain information packets now in the Office of the City Clerk which is located on the second floor of City Hall. The packet cost is $10 and may be purchased during regular office hours between 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The packet includes information that prospective candidates may need during their campaign including: filing procedures, state and municipal campaign finance regulations, state and municipal campaign advertisement regulations, an application for place on the ballot, and a calendar of events.

Candidates can submit an application for a place on the ballot between Monday, February 12 and Monday, March 12, 2007. Write-in candidates can submit an application for a place on the ballot between February 12 and Monday, March 19, 2007.

Texas Election Code stipulates that a Campaign Treasurer must be designated and filed with the Office of the City Clerk before any money is collected or spent in connection with the campaign. Forms designating a campaign treasurer can be obtained in the Office of the City Clerk.

For more information regarding candidate packets and the May 12, 2007 municipal election, contact Melinda L. Uriegas, Elections Coordinator, at 207-7255 or see www.sanantonio.gov/clerk.


 

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