Election Information

May 2, 2020 City Election postponed until November

At a special City Council meeting held on Monday, March 23rd, Council voted to postpone the upcoming May 2nd City election. As per the Texas Governor’s Proclamation authorizing and allowing political subdivisions to move their general and special elections to the next uniform election date, Council acted to do this. Please keep in mind that health risks to the election workers and voters were considered when enacting this postponement. Therefore, the elections for the City will be held on November 3rd, 2020, which is a Tuesday.

Notice of General Election

Notice of General Election (PDF)

Notice of Filing Period Dates

Notice of Filing Period Dates (PDF)

Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot-further details coming soon.

2020 City Election

The City Election is scheduled for Saturday, May 2, 2020 to elect a Mayor and Aldermen for Districts 4 & 5.

Also, Council will be having the local option election at the same time as the City Council election. This election is for the purpose of determining whether restaurants will be allowed to sell mixed drinks.

General Election Information

The City Secretary serves as the city’s Chief Election Official.

The City of Lytle holds its election for city council and Mayor on the second Saturday in May of each year. At the present time, the election for Districts 1, 2, and 3 are held in odd numbered years, while the election for Districts 4, 5, and the Mayor are held in even numbered years.

The next scheduled City Election is Saturday, May 2nd, 2020.

District Map (PDF)

District Maps (1 through 5) (PDF)

Qualifications for Mayor

In Type A general law municipalities, every candidate for the office of mayor must meet the following qualifications:

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Have been a resident of Texas for at least 12 months, as of the deadline for filing for the office
  • Have resided in the city for at least 12 months preceding election day
  • Have a current voter registration certificate
  • Be 18 years of age or older upon the commencement of the term to be filled at the election
  • Not have been convicted of a felony for which he or she has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities
  • Not have been deemed mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court

Qualifications for Council Member

In general law municipalities, the qualifications for the office of council member are:

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Have been a resident of Texas for at least 12 months, as of the deadline for filing for the office
  • Have resided in the city for at least 6 months preceding election day
  • Have a current voter registration certificate
  • Be 18 years of age or older upon the commencement of the term to be filled at the election
  • Not have been convicted of a felony for which he or she has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities
  • Not have been deemed mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court

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