Elections

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CITY OF TEMPLE CONTACT INFORMATION


MAILING ADDRESS OF

POLITICAL SUBDIVISION


TELEPHONE NUMBER


EMAIL ADDRESS


City of Temple
P O Box 207
2 N Main Street, Suite 103
Temple, TX 76501

Jana Lewellen
City Secretary
254-298-5700

Jana Lewellen
City Secretary
jlewellen@templetx.gov


ELECTED OFFICER’S INFORMATION


ELECTED OFFICERS OF
POLITICAL SUBDIVISION


YEAR ELECTED OFFICER’S TERM EXPIRES*


PLACES


Timothy A Davis, Mayor 


May 2027


At-Large


Jessica Walker, Mayor Pro Tem 


May 2025


District 1


Zoe Grant, Councilmember 


May 2026


District 2


Susan Long, Councilmember 


May 2026


District 3


Mike Pilkington, Councilmember


May 2025


District 4


NEXT ELECTION INFORMATION


DATE OF NEXT OFFICER ELECTION


LOCATION OF NEXT OFFICER ELECTION



May 3, 2025*
May 2, 2026*



2025 Early Voting - TISD Admin Building
April 21 - April 25, 2025 
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
April 28 - April 29, 2025
7:00 am - 7:00 pm

2025 Election Day
May 3, 2025
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Locations - TBD

*City Council Elections are held on the first Saturday in May each year.


CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS & DEADLINE TO FILE


CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


DEADLINE TO FILE CANDIDATE APPLICATION**


(a) Each candidate for City Council must meet the eligibility requirements set forth in State law and complete an application for office as required by State law. A copy of the application may be obtained from the City Secretary’s office or templetx.gov

(b) A qualified citizen who desires to become a candidate for City office must, in addition to the qualifications set forth in subsection (a) above, file with the City Secretary a petition signed by at least 25 qualified voters of the appropriate district in the case of a single-member district Councilmember candidate or of the City in the case of a candidate for Mayor, recommending candidacy or pay a filing fee of $100.00. The petition or filing fee must be filed with the City Secretary at the time of filing for candidacy. Each signer of a petition for candidacy must indicate his voter registration number or date of birth, date of signing, and place of residence on the petition. Within five days after the petition is filed, the City Secretary must notify the candidate whether the petition satisfies the requirements prescribed by this Charter. If the petition is found insufficient, the City Secretary will return it immediately to the person who filed it with a statement certifying its insufficiency. Within the regular filing period, a corrected petition may be filed for the same candidate.





February 14, 2025 by 5:00 PM for May 3, 2025 General Election

 
*These forms are available on the Secretary of State website, but the full Candidate Packet (recommended) is obtained from the City Secretary **The filing period begins on the 108th day prior to the election date and ends on the 78th day at 5 p.m. prior to the election date.