Municipal Elections

The Athens Municipal Water Authority will hold its next election for the Board of Directors on Saturday, May 7, 2022.  This election will be for two (2) Board of Directors positions.

 

ORDER OF ELECTION

REQUIREMENTS FOR FILING FOR CANDIDACY

In order to gain a place on the Saturday, May 7, 2022, ballot for the Board of Directors, prospective candidates must complete the qualifications set forth in The Texas Water Code, Section 54.102:

  • To be qualified to serve as a director, a person shall be at least 18 years old, a resident citizen of the State of Texas, and either own land subject to taxation in the district or be a qualified voter within the district.

 

FILING DATES FOR POTENTIAL CANDIDATES

Filing Start Date:

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

5302 FM 2495

Athens, Texas 75752

 

Filing End Date:

Friday, February 18, 2022

8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

5302 FM 2495

Athens, Texas 75752

 

Candidate application packets will be available here.

Resources from the Texas Ethics Commission on campaign finance practices can be found here.

 

2022 ELECTION CALENDAR

January 1

  • First day to apply for ballot by mail

January 19

  • First day for candidates to file applications

  • First day for write-in candidates to submit declaration

February 18

  • Last day for candidates to file applications

February 22

  • Last day to file as a write in candidate

April 7

  • Last day to register to vote

April 25

  • First day for early voting by personal appearance

April 26

  • Last day to apply for ballot by mail (must be received by this day)

May 3

  • Last day for early voting by personal appearance

May 7

  • Election day

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