General City Election Info

The next City Council General Election is scheduled for May 1, 2021.  

May 1, 2021 General Election - Early Voting and Election Day Voting to be Held at Cleveland Civic Center, 210 Peach Street, Cleveland TX 77327.

The first day to file an Application for Place on Ballot, for Mayor and Council Positions 1 and 2, in the May 1, 2021 General Election will be January 13, 2021; the last day to file an Application for Place on Ballot will be February 12, 2021.

The last day to file as a write-in candidate will be February 12, 2021.

The requirements/qualifications to serve on the Cleveland City Council are found in the Home Rule Charter:


Qualifications for Mayor or Councilmember

3.02     QUALIFICATIONS:

The Mayor shall be a resident citizen of the City of Cleveland, at least twenty-one (21) years of age, and a qualified voter of the State of Texas: and shall have been a resident of the City of Cleveland for a period of not less than twelve (12) months immediately preceding his election, and shall not be indebted to the City of Cleveland.

Each Councilman shall be a resident citizen of the City of Cleveland, at least twenty-one (21) years of age, and shall have been a resident of the City of Cleveland for a period of at least twelve (12) months immediately preceding the election, shall be a qualified voter of the State of Texas, and shall not be indebted to the City of Cleveland.  If the Mayor or any Council member fails to maintain the foregoing qualifications or shall be absent from three consecutive regularly scheduled meetings without valid excuse, or shall move from the legally established boundaries of the City of Cleveland, the City Council must at its next regular meeting declare a vacancy to exist and shall fill said vacancy as set forth in Section 3.06 of this charter.

PDF copy of the Home Rule Charter

VOTER ID REQUIREMENTS

Photo ID Information

 Acceptable Forms of Identification (PDF)

Notice of Acceptable Identification Poster (English)
8.5x14 (PDF) | 11x17 (PDF) | 24x36 (PDF)

Notice of Acceptable Identification Poster (Spanish)
8.5x14 (PDF) | 11x17 (PDF) | 24x36 (PDF)

Ready. Check. Vote. Information Card (English (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)