Elections

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CLEAR LAKE SHORES SPECIAL ELECTION | JULY 14, 2020

The City of Clear Lake Shores will hold a special election on July 14, 2020 to re-authorize a one-fourth of one percent (1/4%) sales and use tax according to Chapter 327.007 of the Texas Tax Code to continue to provide revenue for the maintenance and repair of municipal streets. 

Early voting will begin on Monday, June 29, 2020 and will continue through Friday, July 10, 2020 (No voting on July 3, 4 and 5, 2020) 

Early voting will be held at City Hall, located at 1006 South Shore Drive, Clear Lake Shores, Texas 77565 as follows:

  • June 29 - July 2: From 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  
  • July 6 and 7: From 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 
  • July 8 and 9: From 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • July 10: From 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 Election day voting will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at City Hall from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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Postponement of Clear Lake Shores elections

Due to COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation suspending provisions of the Texas Election Code to allow political subdivisions to postpone their 2020 local elections. Clear Lake Shores will postpone their May 2, 2020 elections until November 3, 2020 and will follow November 3rd election guidelines.

NOVEMBER 3, 2020 - GENERAL ELECTION

The next General Election will be held on November 3, 2020. On this day, our voters will elect three council members for the City of Clear Lake Shores. 

UPDATE:

On Friday, February 14th, the City of Clear Lake Shores received the applications for a place on the general election ballot. Here is the official list with the six candidates running for a council seat on the next General Election:

  • Randy Chronister
  • Rick Fisher
  • Daniel Otto
  • Elliott Rittershaus
  • Alex Scanlon
  • Steve Wirtes

REGISTER TO VOTE!

Don’t miss this opportunity to be involved in YOUR local election. To vote in Texas, you must be registered. Simply pick up a voter registration application, fill it out, and mail it at least 30 days before the election date. 

To be eligible to register in Texas, you must:

  • be a U.S. citizen;
  • be a resident of the county;
  • be 18 years old (you may register at 17 years and 10 months);
  • not a convicted felon (unless a person’s sentence is completed, including any probation or parole)
  • not declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law

To learn more, please visit https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/voter/reqvr.shtml or https://www.votetexas.gov/register-to-vote/index.html

VOTE BY MAIL

Click here to read instructions: http://www.galvestonvotes.org/Resources/VotingByMail/BBMInstructions.html