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Three at-large positions on The Woodlands Township Board of Directors will be elected in the November 2013 election, designated as positions 5, 6, 7.

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Filing Information
Candidates may file an application to appear on the ballot for one of the designated positions between August 6, 2013 and the close of business at 5 p.m. on August 26, 2013. The deadline for filing a declaration of a write-in candidacy is also 5 p.m. on August 26, 2013.

An election information packet is available to those who wish to file for one of the designated positions at The Woodlands Township, located at 2801 Technology Forest Boulevard, The Woodlands, Texas 77381 or the filing packet can downloaded from
www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov.

Candidate applications may be filed at or mailed to the offices of the Township at 2801 Technology Forest Boulevard, The Woodlands, Texas 77380. Regular office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. weekdays.

In November 2010, the Township Board adopted Resolution No. 020-10 regarding the annual Board of Directors Election. This resolution was replaced in August 2013 with Resolution No. 012-13, which is updated to reflect participation in joint elections for Harris County polling sites.

Additional resources can be found at the Secretary of State web site at www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml and the Texas Ethics Commission web site at www.ethics.state.tx.us/main/coh.htm.

It is the duty of the candidate to become familiar with the laws applicable to Texas elections, ethics, and campaign finance reporting. Candidates are solely responsible for compliance with these laws.

As the authority responsible for calling and holding a fair and impartial election, The Woodlands Township cannot provide legal or administrative advice or assistance to candidates or prospective candidates. Candidates may wish to seek legal counsel or other professional advice in this regard.

Qualifications for Township Director:

  • 18 years of age
  • Resident of The Woodlands Township for past six (6) months
  • Resident of Texas for past twelve (12) months
  • U.S. citizen

Disqualifications:

  • Mental Incompetence
  • Conviction of Felony

Write-In Candidates:
A Declaration of Write-In Candidacy must be filed not later than 5:00 p.m. on August 26, 2013.

Other Relevant Dates:
August 6, 2013........... First Day to File Application to Appear on Ballot for One of the Designated Positions

August 26, 2013......... Last Day to File Application to Appear on Ballot for One of the Designated Positions (5 p.m.); Last Day to File Declaration of Write-In Candidacy (5 p.m.); Last Day to Order Election

September 6, 2013.... First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail

October 7, 2013......... Last Day to Register to Vote

October 21, 2013....... First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

October 25, 2013....... Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (received not postmarked)

November 1, 2013..... Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

November 5, 2013..... Election Day

The Texas Secretary of State is the chief election officer of the State of Texas. Interested persons may visit the Secretary of State's Election Division website at
www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/index.shtml or contact the Secretary of State's Election Division by telephone at 1-800-252-VOTE (8683) for further information regarding the state’s election laws.






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