Election Information

May 2, 2020 General Election





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


The first day to file an application for Place on Ballot, for Mayor, City Council Place #3 and City Council Place #5, in the May 2, 2020 General Election will be January 15, 2020; the last day to file an application for Place on Ballot will be February 14, 2020.


May 2, 2020 Election Filing Packet


The election on May 2, 2020, 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 2020 to May 2023.  All officials are elected at large.




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.

WHO IS RUNNING 2020

Notice of Filing Status for the May 2, 2020 General Election