May 6, 2023 Election

As we navigate the evolving COVID-19, City Hall staff prefers scheduled visits to ensure staff is available to assist candidates interested in filing. Please call or leave a message at 903-886-1125 and staff will contact you to answer any questions and/or make an appointment for you to receive a candidate packet and/or file your documents. Services provided include on-site notarization. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we attempt to navigate an election amongst the COVID-19 pandemic and keep our staff and community safe.

May 6, 2023 General Election

For the purpose of electing a City Council Member to Place One (1) and Place Three (3) for the City of Commerce.

The seat of Place One (1) is currently held by Anthony Henry

The seat of Place Three (3) is currently held by Stephanie Muller

The filing period for the May 6, 2023 General Election is 8:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 18th through 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 17, 2023.

All mandatory forms are linked to this page, and printed Candidate Packets are available in the City Secretary’s Office at City Hall (1119 Alamo Street Commerce, TX 75428).

Mandatory Forms (to be filed with the City Secretary’s Office)

Application for a Place on the Ballot

Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer

Optional Forms (to be filed with the City Secretary’s Office)

Code of Fair Campaign Practices

Declaration of Write-In Candidacy

Calendars & Other Resources

City of Commerce Election Calendar

Secretary of State Official Election Calendar

May 6, 2023 TMCC Election Calendar

Texas Ethics Commission: Political Advertising: What You Need to Know

City of Commerce Sign Ordinance related to Political Advertising

City of Commerce Home Rule Charter

Texas Municipal League: Essential Reading for City Officials

Campaign Finance Instruction Guide and Forms

First Steps for Candidates

Campaign Finance Guide

Filing Schedule for Campaign Finance Reports

Code of Fair Campaign Practices (Form CFCP)

Fair Campaign Practices Act (Election Code, Chapter 258)

Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer (Form CTA) Instructions

Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer (Form CTA)

Amendment of Campaign Treasurer (FORM ACTA) Instructions

Amendment of Campaign Treasurer (FORM ACTA)

Campaign Finance Report (Form COH) Instructions

Campaign Finance Report (Form COH)

Report of Unexpended Contributions (Form COH-UC) Instructions

Report of Unexpended Contributions (Form COH-UC)

Local Government Officer Conflict Disclosure Statement

Election Code, Title 15 (Regulating Political Funds & Campaigns)

Texas Ethics Commission Rules (Effective January 1, 2021)

Texas Ethics Commission Rules

For additional information related to precincts, voting equipment, and contact information for the Hunt County Elections Administration Office, please visit the Hunt County Voter Registration/Elections page.

To view your eligibility to vote or to register to vote, visit Vote Texas.

Or come by the Hunt County Elections Administrator office at:
2217 A Washington St.
Greenville, Texas 75401
903-454-5467

English Application for Ballot by Mail

Spanish Application for Ballot by Mail

Polling Locations