Elections



May 2, 2020 General Election
Mayor
Place 3
Place 5

Primary Polling Location
Murphy Community Center
205 North Murphy Road
Murphy, Texas 75094

Quick Reference Dates
January 15          First Day for Filing for Place on Ballot
February 14        Last Day for Filing for Place on Ballot - must be                                          received by 5:00 p.m.
February 22        Last Day for Candidate to Withdraw - must be                                          received by 5:00 p.m.
April 2                  Last Day to Register to Vote (Postmarked)
April 20                Deadline for Application by Mail for a Ballot                                               (Received, not Postmarked)
April 20 - 28        Early Voting (click here for locations/hours for Collin                                  County voters)
May 2                   Election Day - 7:00 a.m to 7:00 p.m. (click here for                                     locations/hours for Collin County voters)

Qualifications of City Council (City Charter)
Section 3.03.     Qualifications of City Council

In addition to any other qualifications prescribed by law, a candidate for Mayor and City Council shall meet the following qualifications:

(1)     Shall be at least twenty-one (21) years of age at the time of the election for which they are filing;

(2)     Shall be a qualified voter; and

(3)     Shall have resided within the corporate limits of the City, or recently annexed territory, for at least twelve (12) months immediately preceding Election Day.

(4)     No candidate for elective City office may file in a single election for more than one (1) office or position as provided by this Charter.

(5)     No employee of the City shall continue in any City employee position after filing for an elective office provided for in this Charter.

(6)     Candidates for elective City offices shall file for office in accordance with the Texas Election Code and comply with all other City ordinances or resolutions that may be applicable.

Unless otherwise provided, the term “qualified voter” in this Charter means a qualified voter in accordance with the Texas Election Code residing in the City.

(Ordinance 10-11-861, ex. B, adopted 11/15/10; Ordinance 16-11-1026, ex. B, adopted 11/17/16)

State law references–Eligibility for public office, V.T.C.A., Election Code, sec. 141.001 et seq.; age and residence requirements for home-rule city office, V.T.C.A., Election Code, sec. 141.003.

General Election Information

                                           
 

 
Election Websites

Collin County 
Texas Election Code 
Texas Ethics Commission 
Texas Secretary of State 



For additional information, contact Susie Quinn, City Secretary.