November 2020 Election

THE WOODLANDS TOWNSHIP

 November 3, 2020 Election

Positions Available

Four at-large positions on The Woodlands Township Board of Directors will be elected in the November 2020 election, designated as positions 1, 2, 3 and 4. Each position is for a two-year term. Per the Township’s enabling legislation, a Director is not entitled to compensation for service on the Board.

Candidates may file an application to appear on the ballot for one of the designated positions between July 18, 2020, and 5 p.m. on August 17, 2020. The deadline for filing a declaration of a write-in candidacy is 5 p.m. on August 21, 2020. Applications may be mailed to the Township Town Hall, Attention: Elections at 2801 Technology Forest Boulevard, or delivered in person to said address, or submitted via facsimile to 281-210-3978 during the filing period. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency, the Township offices are closed to the public; however, a secured drop box will be placed at the Town Hall office building for the purpose of submitting filing forms in person during the filing period. The drop box will be checked periodically during the filing period on regular business days during the Township’s office hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Regardless of the method of delivery, an application is considered to be filed at the time of its receipt by the Township. 

Candidate Applications Received

Please visit www.thewoodlandstownship-tx.gov or call 281-210-3800 for more information, such as how to obtain a filing packet. The Township anticipates contracting with Harris County and Montgomery County to conduct the election and to use the regular County polling locations for the election.

Qualifications for Township Director

  • 18 years of age (as of November 3, 2020)
  • 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 21, 2020.

Relevant Dates*

July 18, 2020.............. First Day to File Application to Appear on Ballot for One of the Designated Positions

August 17, 2020......... Last Day to File Application to Appear on Ballot for One of the Designated Positions (5 p.m.); Last Day to Order Election

August 21, 2020………. Last Day to File Declaration of Write-In Candidacy (5 p.m.)

October 5, 2020......... Last Day to Register to Vote

October 13, 2020....... First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

October 30, 2020....... Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

November 3, 2020..... Election Day

* The Texas Secretary of State is the chief election officer of the State of Texas and provides the dates set forth herein. Interested persons are encouraged to visit the Secretary of State’s Election Division website at http://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) to obtain the most current information.