Candidate Information

General Eligibility Requirements.

A candidate must:

(1) be a United States citizen;

(2) be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election;

(3) not have been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be:

  1. (A) totally mentally incapacitated; or
  2. (B) partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;

(4) not have been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities;

(5) have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the city or in the district, as applicable, for six months immediately preceding the deadline for filing

(6) be a registered voter in the territory from which the office is elected as of the date of the filing deadline for a candidate's place on the ballot (for a write-in candidate, as of the date of the election). 

Candidate Positions - November 2, 2021 City of Plainview Special Election

PositionTerm LengthDistrict Map
Council Member District 7
4 years
District 7 Map (PDF)

Candidate Positions - May 7, 2022 City of Plainview General Election

PositionTerm LengthDistrict Map
Council Member District 14 yearsDistrict 1 Map (PDF)
Council Member District 24 yearsDistrict 2 Map (PDF)
Council Member District 34 yearsDistrict 3 Map (PDF)
Council Member District 44 yearsDistrict 4 Map (PDF)

Mayor and City Council Information

City Council Meeting Agendas

City Council Minutes, Ordinances and Resolutions


November 2, 2021 Special Election Filing Period

Wednesday, August 25, 2021 through Wednesday, September 1, 2021

May 7, 2022 General Election Filing Period

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 through February 18, 2022

For additional information, please contact City Secretary at (806) 296-1100.