General City Election Info

November 3, 2020 General Election


Early Voting location will be held at: Cleveland Civic Center, 210 Peach, Cleveland, TX

Election Day Voting Held at Cleveland Civic Center, 210 Peach, Cleveland, TX

Due to the Governor’s Proclamation authorizing cities to move their May 2, 2020 election to November uniform election date due to the current health crisis, the City of Cleveland passed a ordinance no. 1218 approving the move.    

Debido a la Proclamación del Gobernador que autoriza a las ciudades a trasladar su elección del 2 de mayo de 2020 a la fecha de elección uniforme de noviembre debido a la actual crisis de salud, la Ciudad de Cleveland aprobó una ordenanza no. 1218 aprobando el movimiento


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

Notice of Required Identification -English-Espanol

Identificacion requerida para votantes de Texas

ID Required for Texas Voters - English

January 2018 the requirements for Voter Identification were updated.  The above PDF files are in English and Español and provide the updated information.