Election Information




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As a Municipal Corporation, the City of Manvel must maintain neutrality in the electoral process. 

Elections Administrator
The City Secretary serves as the Elections Administrator for the City of Manvel.  The duties of the City Secretary are limited to:

  • Accepting and filing the various applications, affidavits and statements.
  • Noting the date and time of filing thereon. 
The City Secretary is not expected to judge or comment upon the timeliness or sufficiency of reports filed. The City of Manvel cannot provide advice on matters of election or campaign finance law.

Important Dates


NOTICE OF DEADLINE TO FILE APPLICATIONS FOR MAY 6, 2017 GENERAL ELECTION
To stay current with important election dates in the current year, view the 2017 General Election Calendar (PDF).

May 6, 2017 Order of Election and Voting Locations


Signed Order of Election and voting dates and locations

May 6, 2017 Election Filing Packet


The election on May 6, 2017, will be for the seat of Mayor, City Council Place # 3 and City Council Place #5.  The elected officials shall hold their office for a period of three (3) years from May 2017 to May 2020.  All officials are elected at large.
Click here to view the candidate filing packet #1 (includes application to file)
Click here to view the candidate filing packet # 2
(Includes all forms and instructions for those who have already filed)

WHO HAS FILED FOR THE CITY OF MANVEL MAY 6, 2017 GENERAL ELECTION (CLICK BELOW)




Voting in Texas

Secretary of State Nandita Berry has a state-wide campaign to make sure that Texans know what voting resources are available.

Required Identification


Voters will be required to show 1 of the following forms of photo identification at the polling location before being permitted to cast a vote:
  • Texas Driver's License
  • Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
  • Texas Personal Identification Card
  • Texas Concealed Handgun License
  • United States Military Identification Card with holder's photograph
  • United States Citizenship Certificate with holder's photograph
  • United States Passport
Visit the Texas Secretary of State's website for more information regarding changes to Texas State Law that requires photo identification for all voters.