Elections

ELECTIONS

City Council elections are conducted on the first Saturday in May of each year. Council Members Ward 1, Ward 3, Ward 5 and At-Large are elected on odd years.  Council Members Ward 2, Ward 4 and Mayor are elected on even years.  All Council Members and Mayor are elected for two-year terms.  There are no term limits.

INTERNET POSTING REQUIREMENTS FOR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS

(Requisitos de Publicacion en Enternet Para Subdivisiones Politicas)

CITY OF CAMERON (Ciudad de Cameron)

Mailing Address of Political Subdivision

(Direccion Postal de Subdivision Politica:)

City of Cameron

P. O. Box 833

Cameron, Texas 76520

Telephone Number:

(Numero de Telefono:)

Amy Harris

City Secretary (Secretaria de la Ciudad)

254-697-6646

E-Mail Address:

(Direccion de Coreo Electronico:)

Amy Harris

City Secretary (Secretaria de la Ciudad)

citycam@camerontexas.net 

 

Election Officers of Political Subdivision

(Oficiales Electos de lal Subdivision Politica)

Year Elected Officer’s Term Expires

(Ano en que Expira el Mandato del Oficial Electo)

William Harris, Mayor (Alcaldesa)

2022

Maurice Goza, Council Member Ward 1 (Concejal)

2023

Nathan Fuchs, Council Member Ward 2 (Concejal)

2022

Kyle Deal, Council Member Ward 3 (Concejal)

2023

Lekethia Sims, Council Member Ward 4 (Concejal)

2022

Virgie Hardeman, Council Member Ward 5(Concejal)

2023

Cliff Cryer, Council Member At-Large (Concejal)

2023

 

Date of Next Officer Election

(Fecha de la Projxima Eleccion de Oficial)

Location of Next Officer Election

(Ubicacion de la Proxima Elecion de Oficial)

May 7, 2022

(7 de Mayo de 2022)

Cameron ISD

303 E. 12th Street

Cameron, Texas 76520

 

First Day to File Candidate Application (Fecha Inicio Para Presenta la Solicitud de Candidato)

January 19, 2022 (19 de Enero de 2022)

 

Deadline to File Candidate Application (Fecha Limite Para Presentar la Solicitud de Candidato)

February 18,2022 – 5:00 PM (18 de Febrero de 2022 – 5:00 PM)

 

CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS (Requisitos de Elegibilidad del Candidato)

      1.     Must be a United States Citizen
     (1.     Debe ser ciudadano de los Estados Unidos)
      2.     Must be registered voter of the City of Cameron as of the filing deadline
     (2.     Debe ser un votante registrado de la ciudad de Cameron a partir de la fecha limite de presentación)
      3.     Must be at least 18 years of age on first day of the term to filled
     (3.     Debe tener al menos 18 años de edad el primer dia del plazo que debe cumplimentarse)
      4.     Candidate for Council Members – Must have resided continuously in the State of Texas for twelve (12) months and in the City of Cameron for six (6) months
               immediately preceding the deadline for filing application for a place on the ballot

     (4.     Candidato a concejal: debe haber residido continuamente en el estado de Texas durante doce (12) meses y en la ciudad de Cameron durante seis (6) meses
               inmediatamente antes de la fecha l
ímite para presenter una solicitud para un lugar en la boleta)
      5.     Candidate for Mayor – Must have resided continuously in the State of Texas and in the City of Cameron for twelve (12) months immediately preceding the deadline
               for filing application for a place on the ballot.

     (5.     Candidato alacalde: debe haber residio continuamente en el estado de Texas y en la ciudad de Cameron durante doce (12) mesess inmediatamente anteriores a la
               fecha l
ímite para presenter una solicitud para un lugar en la boleta electoral)
      6.     Have not been finally convicted of a felony for which you have not been pardoned or had full rights of citizenship restored by other official action
     (6.     No ha sido condenado finalmente por un delito grave por el que no ha sido indultado o se le han restaurado todos los derechos de ciudadanía por otra acción
               official)

      7.     Have not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated
               without the right to vote

     (7.     No ha sido determinado por una senticia final de un tribunal que ejeerce jurisdicción testamentaria como totalmente incapacitado mentalmente o parcialmente
               incapacitado mentalmente sin derecho a voto)

      8.     Must satisfy any other requirements prescribed by law for the office
     (8.     Debe cumplir cualquier otro requisito prescrito por la ley para la oficina)

   

https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/

Notice and Record of Meeting of Political Subdivision’s Governing Body – If Applicable to Political Subdivision

(Aviso y Registro de Reunion del Oragano Rector de la Subdivision Politica – Si Corresponde a la Subdivision Politica:)

http://www.camerontexas.net/AgendaCenter





 


Current List of Elected Officials:

William Harris, Mayor
Maurice Goza, Council Member Ward 1
*Robert Schiller, Council Member Ward 2
Kyle Deal, Council Member Ward 3
*Lekethia Sims, Council Member Ward 4
Virgie Hardeman, Council Member Ward 5
Melissa Williams, Council Member At-Large

*Positions to be elected for November 3, 2020 General Elections.


General Election: May 7, 2022

INTERNET POSTING REQUIREMENTS FOR POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS

 (Requisitos de Publicacion en Enternet Para Subdivisiones Politicas)

QUALIFICATIONS FOR OFFICE:  Per the City Charter, Article II, Section 13.

SECTION 13. -QUALIFICATIONS:
Each council member shall be a resident of the city of Cameron, and have qualifications of voters therein and further each council member running for a specific ward other than a candidate seeking the office of mayor or council member at large shall be a resident of the respective ward for election to which position said person files. The council member and other officers of the city shall not be indebted to the city; shall not hold any other public office; and shall not be interested in the profits of any contract, job or work for the municipality or interested in the sale to the city of any supplies, equipment, material or articles purchased. Any officer or council member of the city who shall cease to possess any qualifications herein required shall forfeit his office or position and any contract in which any officer shall or may become interested shall be void.

Regardless of any other provision in the Charter of the city of Cameron to the contrary notwithstanding, if any, no person shall hold the position of council member or mayor unless said person is a resident of the city and of the respective district six (6) months preceding the first day of the filing period.

Election Division Contact Information
Questions/comments regarding City elections should be directed to the City Secretary’s office:
Cameron City Hall, 100 South Houston Avenue, Post Office Box 833, Cameron, Texas 76520;
by phone at 254-697-6646; or by email to citycam@camerontexas.net.