UTILITY BILLING EMAIL NOTIFICATION:  Approximately 1,878 emails were inadvertently sent to Lucas on-line bill pay customers notifying residents that their current bill was available to view or pay online.  THIS IS NOT A PFISHING SCAM OR FRAUDELENT EMAIL. Customers will receive paper bills within the next few days and nothing on the customer account payment setup has been changed.  We apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.  Should you have any questions, please call 972.727.8999.

MAY 1, 2021 GENERAL ELECTION  

The City of Lucas will hold its General and Special Election on May 1, 2021.  The General Election will include City Council Seats 3 and 4, and the Seat for Mayor.  Each position serves a three year term.

Filing Period: 

Prospective candidates may file an application with the City Secretary during the days noted below from 8 am to 5pm.  Please note that electronic application submittals will not be accepted.

First Day to File for Place on the Ballot:        Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Last Day to File for Place on the Ballot:         Friday, February 12, 2021 

Candidate Forms:

If you are interested in running for office, applications for a place on the ballot are available from the City Secretary’s office.  You may also download the required forms below; however, they must be filed in person with the City Secretary's office, no electronic forms will be accepted.

When you file the required forms with the City Secretary's office, you will receive a candidate packet with further information.

To be eligible for office, the City Charter states the following criteria must be met:

  • Resident of the City for twelve (12) continuous months
  • Qualified voter of the city
  • Never been convicted or not currently charged with a felony or crime involving moral turpitude
  • 18 years of age
  • Not delinquent on ad valorem taxes due to the City of Lucas

For any election questions, contact City Secretary Stacy Henderson at 972.912.1211.

MAY 1, 2021 SPECIAL ELECTION 

The Special Election will have on the ballot amendments to the Home Rule Charter.  The City of Lucas is a Home Rule City that operates under a Home Rule Charter.  City charters define the structure, duties and authority of their local government. The City of Lucas voted to become a Home Rule Charter city in May 2008 and the charter requires a review every five years and any amendments to the City Charter are presented to the voters for consideration. Click on the links below to view the current City Charter and proposed amendments that will be on the ballot.


REFERENCE DATES

Monday, January 4, 2021Candidate Packets available for pickup in City Secretary's office and online
Wednesday, January 13, 2021First Day to file for place on General Election Ballot
Friday, February 12, 2021Last Day to file for place on General Election Ballot
Thursday, April 1, 2021Last day to register to vote
Monday, April 19, 2021First day of early voting by personal appearance
Tuesday, April 27, 2021Last day of early voting by personal appearance
Saturday, May 1, 2021Election Day

EARLY VOTING AND ELECTION DAY VOTING DAYS/TIMES

Monday, April 19 through April 238 am to 5 pm
Saturday, April 248 am to 5 pm
Monday, April 26 through Tuesday, April 277 am to 7 pm
Election Day, Saturday, May 17 am to 7 pm

ELECTION NOTICES

Notice of Candidate Filing 
Ordinance Calling Special Election 
Ordinance Calling General Election


DESIGNATED LUCAS POLLING LOCATION

Lucas Community Center
665 Country Club Road
Lucas, Texas 75002

Collin County Elections Office
2010 Redbud Blvd., Suite 102
McKinney, Texas

 

Acceptable Forms of ID for Voting in Person:

  • Texas Drivers License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by Department of Public Safety
  • Texas personal identification card issued by Department of Public Safety
  • Texas license to carry a handgun issued by Department of Public Safety
  • United States military identification card containing the person's photograph
  • United States citizenship certificate containing the person's photograph
  • United States Passport

Voters who do not possess and cannot reasonably obtain one of these forms of approved photo ID listed above have additional options at the polls.  You may visit the Collin County Elections website for further information.

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