May 4, 2024 General Election/4 de mayo de 2024 Eleccion General

Deadline to File Candidate Application
January 17, 2024 through February 16, 2024 5:00 PM
Date of Next Officer Election Location of Next Officer Election
Saturday, May 4, 2024 Kemah Community Center (Jimmie Walker Community Center)
800 Harris
Kemah, TX 77565

Elected Officers of Political Subdivision Position Year Officer Elected Year Term Expires
Teresa Vazquez-Evans Position 1 2022 2024
Doug Meisinger Position 3 2022 2024
Isaac Saldaña Position 5 2022 2024
Mailing Address of Political Subdivision Telephone Number E-Mail Address:
1401 HWY 146
Kemah, TX 77565

281-334-1611 citysecretary@kemahtx.gov

Office Hours
Monday thru Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Office hours will be extended to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 16th.)

Candidate Eligibility Requirements
1.  Be a United States citizen.

2. Be 18 years of age or older on first day of term to be filled at election.

3. For the office of Mayor, have resided continuously within the State of Texas for ONE (1) year prior to the filing deadline and within the city limits of Kemah for at least ONE (1) year preceding Election Day. For the office of Alderman (city councilmember), have resided continuously within the State of Texas for ONE (1) year prior to the filing deadline and within the city limits of Kemah for at least SIX (6) months preceding the filing deadline.

4. Have been a registered voter (possess current voter registration certificate) in the territory elected from by the filing deadline.

5. Have not been convicted of a felony or an offense involving moral turpitude for which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities.

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

Notice and Record of Meeting of Political Subdivision’s Governing Body
City Council meeting agendas and minutes are posted to the City's website at the following link: https://www.kemahtx.gov/AgendaCenter
The City Secretary's Office will accept applications from qualified persons interested in running for any of the above-referenced places during the filing period designated by state law. During the filing period, the City Secretary's Office will receive completed and notarized applications at the City of Kemah City Hall, located at 1401 Hwy 146 Kemah, TX 77565, during regular business hours of 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. excluding holidays. Applications will not be accepted after 5:00 p.m. on February 16, 2024. Per the Secretary of State's CSO-3449 Advisory of August 30, 2020, candidate applications may be filed:

• In person, with the City Secretary's office at City Hall;

• By mail; an application submitted by mail is considered to be filed at the time of its receipt by the appropriate filing authority (Secs. 143.007(b); 144.005(b)); or

• By fax or email; "A signed, sworn, scanned candidate application (and petition, if applicable) may be submitted by fax or email if there is no filing fee (the City of Kemah does not require a filing fee). Please be advised that an application must be notarized prior to filing via fax or email."