Elections/Eleccion

May 07, 2022
GENERAL ELECTION  
Official Canvass Results

Filing for the City of Webster May 7, 2022, regular general election was held from January 19-February 18, 2022, from 8-5 Monday-Friday in the City Secretary's Office at City Hall (101 Pennsylvania Drive) for City Council Position 3, City Council Position 4 and City Council Position 5. The following filed:

City Council Position 3 - Lawrence Tosto and Chris Vaughan 
City Council Position 4 - Beverly Gaines
City Council Position 5 - Edward Lapeyre

Important Election Day Note: 
Harris County registered voters can vote at any election day polling location.
Click here to find the nearest polling locations.

Early Voting Locations

Webster Civic Center, Civic Center 
311 Pennsylvania Avenue 
Webster 77598

MultiCultural Center – Pearl D Room
951 Tristar Drive
Webster, TX 77598 

Early Voting Days, Dates, and Hours

Monday – Saturday   April 25 – 30    7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sunday – May 1       12:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Monday –Tuesday    May 2 – 3    7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Casillas Electorales para Votacion Temprana

Webster Civic Center, Civic Center 
311 Pennsylvania Avenue 
Webster 77598

MultiCultural Center – Pearl D Room
951 Tristar Drive
Webster, TX 77598

Fechas, Horarios y Dias   

Lunes – Sábado    25 – 30 de abril    7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Domingo
    1 de mayo    12:00 pm – 7:00 pm  
Lunes – Martes
    2 – 3 de mayo    7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Register to vote by April 7, 2022 
Voter Registration Applications may be obtained by: calling (713) 755-6965; Or by visiting
https://www.harrisvotes.com/VoterRegistration/Registration

Notice of Voting Order Priority

Important Links

Register to Vote 
Texas Ethics Commission
Texas Secretary of State  

Daily rosters of voters who have voted, including by mail voters, are available at HarrisVotes.com/ElectionRosters_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

The City of Webster shall hold a General Election on May 7, 2022, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. for residents to vote in the General Election to elect Councilmembers Position Nos. Three (3), Four (4), and Five (5) Resolution No. 22-01.


CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS: A candidate for the City of Webster City Council must comply with all eligibility requirements noted in state law and the City's Charter.  Election Code, Section 141.001 "Eligibility Requirements for Public Office" and
Sec. 3.02 Qualifications of the Charter, City of Webster, Texas.

CANDIDATE FILING AND INFORMATION: A person interested in filing for a place on the City of Webster May 7, 2022, Ballot can do so by filing a signed and sworn Application for a Place on the Ballot/Solicitud de lugar en la boleta electoralALL REQUIRED INFORMATION MUST BE PROVIDED UNLESS INDICATED AS OPTIONAL. Failure to provide the required information may result in the rejection of an application. 

In addition to the above-noted items, a candidate will need to file Form CTA - Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer by a Candidate (Texas Ethics Commission) CTA Form instruction guide.

The Candidate must file a CTA form with the City Secretary's office prior to expending funds. The second page of the form is to be completed if the Candidate would like to use modified reporting. 

City candidates follow the TEC's 2022 Uniform (Local) Filing Schedule, available at: https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/data/filinginfo/schedules/s22gspac.pdfPages 1-3 and 5 of the schedule referred to the May 7, 2022, uniform election date (page 4 refers to the November 2022 election). Questions on reporting procedures, contributions, or expenditures should be addressed to the Texas Ethics Commission at (512) 463-5800. 

The Code of Fair Campaign Practices (Form CFCP) is signed voluntarily and is available at: https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/data/forms/coh/coh.pdf.

A candidate may file these documents with the City Secretary beginning on Wednesday, January 19, 2022, thru February 18, 2022, by 5:00 p.m. Candidate applications may be filed:

  • in person, with the City Secretary's office at City Hall, 101 Pennsylvania, Webster, Texas; 
  • by mail: The City of Webster, City Secretary's Office Hall, 101 Pennsylvania, Webster, Texas 77598; an application submitted by mail is considered to be filed at the time of its receipt by the appropriate filing authority.; or
  • by fax or email mmuscarello@cityofwebster.com - "A signed, sworn, scanned candidate application may be emailed to mmuscarello@cityofwebster.com or faxed to 281.332.5834. Please be advised that an application must be notarized prior to filing via fax or email.

2023 Elections
The 2023 Election will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023. The following positions are up for election in the 2023 General Election for a three-year term: 

Mayor (Office currently held by Donna Rogers)
Council Position No. 6 (Office currently held by Martin Graves)


Additional election-related dates and information can be found at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/index.shtml
(posted in accordance with Tx. Legis. H.B. 305, effective September 1, 2019). 

HB 305 – Political Subdivisions
Filing requirements are per state statute, and available at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/guide/2020/local.shtml

In addition to any other qualifications prescribed by law, the mayor and each councilmember shall meet the following conditions:

A.

Be a United States Citizen;

B.

Have been a resident of Texas and the City of Webster for at least twelve (12) months immediately preceding election day per the State of Texas Election Code;

C.

Have been registered to vote for at least one (1) year;

D.

Be twenty-one (21) years of age or older upon the commencement of the term to be filled at the election;

E.

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;

F.

Not have been found mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court.




Notice of Deadline to File for a Place on the Ballot/Plazo para Solicitar un Lugar en la Boleta
Notice of Election - May 7, 2022
Order of General Election/Orden de Eleccion General
Notice of Drawing for Place on the Ballot
Elections Voter Registration/Registro de Votantes

Voting by Mail


The state of Texas provides that certain voters may apply to vote by mail. The Secretary of State’s form to apply for a ballot by mail (updated following 2021 legislation) is available at:
https://webservices.sos.state.tx.us/forms/5-15f.pdf (English)
https://webservices.sos.state.tx.us/forms/5-15fs.pdf (Espanol)
or is available upon request by mail to the City Secretary, 101 Pennsylvania Avenue, Webster, TX 77598; or via email to mmuscarello@cityofwebster.com.

Those interested may also contact the office of the City Secretary at 281-316-4144 for more information. Voters are not required to use the State application. Any application received that is not on the State’s form is considered an "informal application" and may be accepted if it contains all the following information:

1. Name and residence address of registration of the applicant.
2. Address to which ballot is to be mailed.
3. Indication of each election for which the voter is applying.
4. The ground of eligibility for voting by mail.
5. If the ground is absence from the county, an indication that the voter satisfies that ground (provides a mailing address outside the county of residence).
6. The signature of the applicant.

Applications for a ballot by mail received by mail, common or contract carrier, fax, or by electronic submission of a scanned application with an original signature may be received, provided that the original must be received by mail within four days of the receipt of the electronic submission, per the Texas Election Code.

Elections in the City of Webster are conducted in accordance with the Texas Election Code and the City Charter. For more information, contact the City Secretary’s Office at 281-316-4144 or by email at mmuscarello@cityofwebster.com .

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May 2021 General Election

The Webster City Council election is held on the first Saturday in May of each year. The next City Council election will be Saturday, May 1, 2021, for Council Position No. 1 and Council Position No. 2. 

Candidate /CandidatoOffice Sought/Oficina BuscadaDate Filed/ Fecha de Archivo
Jennifer K. Heidt Council Position No. 1January 13, 2021
Chris VaughanCouncil Position No. 1February 8, 2021
Bill W. JonesCouncil Position No. 2February 10, 2021


May 1, 2021, Unofficial Election Results

Daily Totals for Early Voting

Withdrawn Candidates

Andrea Giamfortone Wilson Certificate of Withdrawal (02/19/2021)

Election Documents/Documentos de Eleccion

Order of General Election/Orden de Eleccion General
Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on the Ballot/Plazo para Solicitar un Lugar en la Boleta
Application for Place on the Ballot/Aplicacion para Lugar en La Boleta
Drawing for Place on the Ballot
Aviso del Sorteo Para Un Lugar en La Boleta

Copy of Map


Important Links

Register to Vote 
Texas Ethics Commission
Texas Secretary of State  

HB 305 – Internet Posting Requirements for Political Subdivisions

On September 1, 2019, House Bill 305 became effective.  This bill requires that a political subdivision with authority to impose a tax that maintained a publicly accessible Internet website at any time on or after January 1, 2019, be required to post on its website the following information:

The political subdivision’s contact information, including a mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address;

Each elected officer of the political subdivision;

The date and location of the next election for officers of the political subdivision;

The requirements and deadline for filing for the candidacy of each elected office of the political subdivision which shall be continuously posted or at least one year before the election day for the office;

Under HB 305, you can find that information in the link below.

HB 305 Internet Posting Requirements for Political Subdivision

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***Resolution No. 20-27 passed on December 15, 2020 to cancel election and reappoint Donna Rogers as Mayor***

Order Declaring Unopposed  Candidate ElectedOrden Declarando Candidato sin Oposicion Elegido

January 19, 2021, Special Election

The Special Election will be on Tuesday, January 19, 2021, at Webster City Hall, located at 101 Pennsylvania Avenue. Filing for a place on the ballot is set by state statute and will run from November 17 - December 10, 2020. Find additional election-related dates and information at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/index.shtml

Filing requirements are per state statute, available at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/guide/local.shtml, and those of the City of Webster Charter, Article III, at CityofWebster.com/Charter.

Drawing for Place on the Ballot

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City of Webster November 3, 2020 Cumulative results for Council Position No.6

Capture


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May 2, 2020, General Election

The next General Election will be on Saturday, May 2, 2020, at Webster City Hall, located at 101 Pennsylvania Avenue. Filing for a place on the ballot is set by state statute and will run from January 15-February 14, 2020. Find additional election-related dates and information at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/index.shtml

Filing requirements are per state statute, available at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/guide/local.shtml, and those of the City of Webster Charter, Article III, at CityofWebster.com/Charter.

NOTICE OF DEADLINE TO FILE APPLICATION FOR PLACE ON THE BALLOT

CANDIDATE PACKET FOR MAY 2, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION

MAY 2, 2020 WEBSTER GENERAL OFFICERS’ ELECTION CANDIDATE LIST

COUNCIL POSITION 6 CANDIDATES

NOTICE OF DRAWING FOR PLACE ON THE BALLOT