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CITY ELECTIONS

Posted by Katrina Smith. Posted in Front Page

It’s election time again in the City of Vidor.  This year voters will cast their ballots for the positions of Mayor and Council members of Wards One, Four, and Six. Anyone interested in running for any of these positions can begin applying on January 28, 2015The last day to apply is February 27, 2015 by 5 pm. Election Day is May 9, 2015.

According to the Vidor City Charter, “Each member of the City Council (including the Mayor) shall be a resident of the City of Vidor, shall be a qualified voter of the State of Texas, shall have been such a resident of the City of Vidor for a period of not less than one (1) year immediately preceding his/her election and shall not be indebted to the City of Vidor.” Furthermore, a Council member must live in the ward he or she represents. 

Interested and eligible candidates may pick up an election packet at City Hall from City Secretary Vicki Watson.  For additional information or questions, one can contact Ms. Watson or City Manager Mike Kunst at (409) 769-5473. Her extension is 141, and his is 140. A boundary map of the wards may be found HEREor stop by City Hall to view the map.

If you are not registered to vote, you can REGISTER ONLINE now!