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.
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
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.
|Monday, January 4, 2021||Candidate Packets available for pickup in City Secretary's office and online|
|Wednesday, January 13, 2021||First Day to file for place on General Election Ballot|
|Friday, February 12, 2021||Last Day to file for place on General Election Ballot|
|Thursday, April 1, 2021||Last day to register to vote|
|Monday, April 19, 2021||First day of early voting by personal appearance|
|Tuesday, April 27, 2021||Last day of early voting by personal appearance|
|Saturday, May 1, 2021||Election Day|
EARLY VOTING AND ELECTION DAY VOTING DAYS/TIMES
|Monday, April 19 through April 23||8 am to 5 pm|
|Saturday, April 24||8 am to 5 pm|
|Monday, April 26 through Tuesday, April 27||7 am to 7 pm|
|Election Day, Saturday, May 1||7 am to 7 pm|
DESIGNATED LUCAS POLLING LOCATION
Lucas Community Center
665 Country Club Road
Lucas, Texas 75002
Collin County Elections Office
2010 Redbud Blvd., Suite 102
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.