Elections

The City Council of the City of Lucas consists of a Mayor and six Councilmembers elected at-large.  The Mayor and Councilmembers are elected for three-year terms, staggered so that two/three positions are up for election each year.

May 4, 2019 Election Information:

The 2019 City of Lucas General Election will be held on May 4, 2019.  City Council seats with terms expiring in 2019 include City Council seats 5 and 6.

Candidate Packets:

Candidate packets will be available for pickup at City Hall beginning January 2, 2019 or you may email the City Secretary at shenderson@lucastexas.us to receive a Candidate packet electronically.  However, all completed applications must be filed with the City Secretary at City Hall.  No electronic application submissions will be accepted.

Filing Period for Prospective Candidates in the May 4, 2019 Election: 

Wednesday, January 16 - Friday, February 15, 2019 (All applications must be submitted to the City Secretary's office at City Hall)

Drawing for Order Placement on the Ballot:

Should any City Council seat have more than one candidate running, a drawing to determine the order in which the names of candidates are to be printed on the ballot will be held on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 8:30 am in the City Secretary's office.

Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for a place on the ballot in the upcoming election, a prospective candidate must meet the following criteria:

  • Has been a resident of the City of Lucas for twelve continuous months
  • Qualified voter of the city
  • Has never been convicted of and is not currently charged with a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude
  • Is 18 years of age
  • Is not delinquent on any ad valorem tax due to the City of Lucas

Notices: 

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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