May 4, 2024 General Municipal Election
The City of Justin will hold a General Election on Saturday, May 4, 2024.
- Register to Vote
- What is on the Ballot?
- Running for Office
- Election Notices
- Candidate packet and forms
The City of Justin General Election will be held on Saturday, May 4, 2024. The last day to register to vote for the May 4th General Election is Thursday, April 4, 2024. To be eligible to vote, residents must be registered in the City of Justin. For more information regarding registration and qualifications, contact the Denton County Elections Administration at (940) 349-3200 or by visiting votedenton.gov
Voter Registration cards will be available at Justin City Hall 415 N. College Ave. Justin, TX 76247.
Residents who are qualified voters will be electing Council Members for the following places:
- Councilmember Place 4
- Councilmember Place 5
- Councilmember Place 6
Each Place will be elected to serve a 2 year term ending in May, 2026.
Each person who becomes a candidate for Mayor or Councilmember shall meet the qualifications as set out in the Texas Election Code Chapter 141, Section 141.001.
The City of Justin, Home Rule Charter sets forth additional requirements for those seeking to run for office.
CIty of Justin Home Rule Charter, Article III, Section 3.03
In addition to any other qualifications prescribed by law, the Mayor and each Councilmember shall meet the qualifications set forth in Article VI of this Charter while in office.
Article VI, Section 6.03
(1) Candidates for elective City offices shall file for office in accordance with the Texas Election Code, as amended.
(2) Candidates for elective City offices shall:
(A) be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of the election for which they are filing;
(B) meet all requirements to be a qualified voter set forth in the Texas Election Code at the time of the election for which they are filing;
(C) have resided within the corporate limits of the City, or recently annexed territory, for at least twelve (12) months immediately preceding election day;
(D) not have been finally convicted of a felony offense or a misdemeanor offense involving moral turpitude from which the person had not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability (for purposes of this Home Rule Charter, a crime of moral turpitude shall mean a criminal offense involving fraud, deceit, dishonesty or a criminal offense that is inherently immoral); and
(E) comply with all other City ordinances or resolutions that may be applicable.
(3) No employee of the City shall continue in such position after filing for an elective office provided for in this Charter.
(4) No candidate may file in a single election for more than one (1) office or position as provided by this Charter.
(5) A candidate must provide along with the application for office consent for a background investigation. Such investigation shall be limited in scope to confirm compliance with this section.
- Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on the Ballot
- Order of Election - Ordinance
- Notice of Drawing for a Place on the Ballot
- Ballot Draw Results
- Notice of General Election
- Ordinance Canvassing Election
The Candidate Packet is a valuable resource containing information about running for office, filing required forms and other important information.
Printed packets are available upon request by contacting the City Secretary's Office at 940-648-2541 ext. 103, or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To file for a place on the ballot the following forms must be filed with the City Secretary on February 16, 2024 by 5:00 PM.
Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer (Form CTA) and the Instruction Guide