City of Melissa Election Information

May 4, 2019 General Election

Election Notices:

Candidate Information:
The filing period to submit an application to run for this vacancy will run from Wednesday, January 16, 2019 through Friday, February 15, 2019.  

Complete Candidate Packet

Below are the list of required forms and supplemental information for candidates.  These items are also available as a complete Candidate Packet from the City Secretary's Office in the Administration Suite on the 2nd Floor of City Hall, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Message from the City Secretary

Qualifications for Candidates

Election Calendar

Application for Place on the City of Melissa General Election Ballot
  • This form must be filed in the City Secretary's Office between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. beginning January 16, 2019 and ending February 15, 2019.
  • There is no filing fee
Appointment fo Campaign Treasurer by a Candidate
Texas Ethics Commission Campaign Finance Guide for Candidates and Officeholders Who File with Local Filing Authorities

Texas Ethics Commission 2019 Filing Schedule

Candidate/Officeholder Campaign Finance Report 
  • These reports are to be filed with the City Secretary's Office by the dates specified on the Election Calendar.
  • Instruction Guide

Political Advertising "What You Need to Know"

Election Code - Chapter 258, Fair Campaign Practices

Texas Ethics Commission - Title 15 of the Texas Election Code

*If you have  filed for office in the past, please note that many of the forms have been revised. *

Please do not hesitate to contact the City Secretary at City Hall, 972-838-2520. If you have any questions regarding the Texas Ethics Commission reports, they should be directed to the Texas Ethics Commission at 1-800-325-8506.