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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Six candidates running for a council seat on the next General Election

Clear Lake Shores, TX - Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 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

The next General Election will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2020. On this day, our voters will elect three council members for the City of Clear Lake Shores. There will also be a Special Election 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.


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.  The last day to register to vote is Thursday, April 2, 2020. 


Early voting will begin on Monday, April 20, 2020 and will continue through Tuesday, April 28, 2020.  It will be held at City Hall, located at 1006 South Shore Drive, Clear Lake Shores, Texas 77565.  

The hours designated for early voting are as follows:

  • Monday, April 20, 2020 through Friday, April 24, 2020: From 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Monday, April 27, 2020 and Tuesday, April 28, 2020: From 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

To learn more information about the upcoming elections such as important dates and locations, please visit

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