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May 6, 2023 General Election - Early Voting and Election Day Voting to be Held at TBD.

The first day to file an Application for Place on Ballot, for the Position of Council Position 1, Council Position 2, and Council Position 3 in the May 6, 2023 General Election will be January 18, 2023; the last day to file an Application for Place on Ballot will be February 17, 2023.  Candidate applications may be submitted via email, at kgarrett@cityofmagnolia.com.
The last day to file as a write-in candidate will be February 21, 2023.
 
Notices / Avisos:
 

May 7, 2022 General Election and Special Election

The City of Magnolia will hold a General Election on May 7, 2022 for the purpose of electing Mayor and two (2) Council Members to Places 4, and 5 for a two-year term expiring May 2024

AND

The City of Magnolia will hold a Special Election on May 7, 2022 to submit a proposition to the voters on the re-authorization of the local sales and use tax at the rate of one-fourth of one percent to continue providing revenue for maintenance and repair of municipal streets. The tax expires on the fourth anniversary of the date of this election unless the imposition of the tax is reauthorized.

Please note: The City of Magnolia contracts with the Montgomery County Elections Administrator to conduct our elections. For information about the Montgomery County Elections Office, please visit their website.

 

Election Day

Saturday, May 7, 2022 from 7:00 am. to 7:00 pm.

General Election for Officers

  • Mayor
  • Council Position 4
  • Council Position 5

Main Election Day Voting Sites

  • Magnolia Community Center, 422 Melton Street, Magnolia, Texas 77354
  • West Mo. Co. Comm. Dev. Center, 31355 Friendship Dr. (Green Room), Magnolia, TX 77355
  • Magnolia High School, 14350 FM 1488, Magnolia, TX 77354
  • Magnolia West High School, 42202 FM 1774, Magnolia, TX 77355
  • Magnolia Event Center, 11659 FM 1488, Magnolia, TX 77354

Early Voting

April 25 - 30, 2022     Monday - Saturday     8:00 am - 5:00 pm

May 2 - 3, 2022         Monday - Tuesday      7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Branch Early Voting Sites

  • Central Library (Main Early Voting Place), 104 1-45 North (Large Meeting Room), Conroe, TX 77301
  • West Montgomery County Community Dev. Center, 31355 Friendship Dr. (Green Room), Magnolia, TX 77355
  • Magnolia Event Center, 11659 FM 1488 (LGI 1), Magnolia, TX 77354
  • South County Community Center, 2235 Lake Robbins Dr. (Dining Room), The Woodlands, TX 77380
  • Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center, 1300 Riley Fuzzel Road (Lecture Hall), Spring, TX 77386
  • North Montgomery County Community Center, 600 Gerald Street (Meador Room), Willis, TX 77378
  • East Montgomery County Fair Association, 21675A McCleskey Road (Main Room), New Caney, TX 77357
  • Lone Star Community Center, 2500 Lone Star Parkway (Cissy Boulware Room), Montgomery, TX 77356
  • Election Central (Special Forms of Early Voting and Ballot by Mail only - Formas Especiales de Votacion Adelantad, y Boleta por Correo solamente), 9159 Airport Road (Lobby), Conroe, TX 77303

Applications for Ballot by Mail may be obtained by calling (936) 539-7843.

Applications for ballots by mail must be received by the Early Voting Clerk NO later than the close of business day on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.

Applications for ballot by mail shall be mailed to:

CANDIDATES TO BE LISTED ON THE BALLOT

The filing period is January 19, 2022 through February 18, 2022 by 5 PM. As soon as practicable after applications are received, the candidate's name will be listed below. Once the drawing for places on the ballot has occurred, the candidate's names will be listed in the order in which they will appear on the ballot. Candidate applications may be submitted via email, at kgarrett@cityofmagnolia.com.

CANDIDATES

Mayor - Todd Kana Uncontested

Councilmember:

1. Brenda Hoppe - Position 4

2. Frank Parker - Position 4

3. Cathy Yowell - Position 5

4. Jack L Huitt, Jr.

Notices / Avisos:

Candidate Packet / Paquete del Candidato

The City of Magnolia holds General Elections for officers on the first Saturday in May each year. During even numbered years, such as 2020 the election is held to elect for the Mayor and City Council Places 4 and 5. During odd numbered years, such as 2021 the election is held to elect the City Council Places 1, 2 and 3. If the Mayor and Council seats are unopposed (having only one person signed up in each spot) the election can be cancelled in accordance with section 2.051 of the Texas Election Code.

May 2, 2020 - Mayor, Positions 4 and 5
May 1, 2021 - Positions 1, 2 and 3
May 7, 2022 - Mayor, Positions 4 and 5
2023 - Positions 1, 2 and 3
2024 - Mayor, Positions 4 and 5
2025 - Positions 1, 2 and 3

The Montgomery County Election Results Archives (Precincts 18, 29, 30, 91 and 97) contains reports and results for all elections held in the City of Magnolia. 

Qualifications for Candidacy/Holding Office

Each member of the City Council, including the Mayor shall meet the following qualifications:

  • Must be a citizen of the United States
  • Must be a qualified, registered voter of the City of Magnolia;
  • Mayor: Must be a resident of Texas for twelve (12) months and the City of Magnolia for at least twelve (12) months prior to the date of filing. Council: Must be a resident of Texas for twelve (12) months and the City of Magnolia for at least six (6) months prior to the date of filing.
  • Must continue residency in the City during the term of office;
  • Not hold more than one elective office;
  • Must not hold an appointed office of the City excluding boards, committees and commissions;
  • Must be 18 years of age or older at the commencement of the term to be filled by election;
  • Must not have been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment in court; and
  • Must not have been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities or had Civil rights restored by other official action.

In accordance with the Texas Election Code, the City Secretary serves as the Chief Election Official for the City of Magnolia and is tasked with overseeing and administering all City elections.

 
For more information, please contact City Secretary Kandice Garrett at 281.305.0550 or Email during regular business hours.
 
Please check back regularly for updated information regarding local elections.
May 1, 2021 General Election
 

2021 ELECTION SCHEDULE

January 1, 2021 – First day to apply for a ballot by mail
January 13, 2021 – First day to file for a place on the General Election ballot
February 12, 2021 – Last day to file for a place on the General Election ballot by 5 PM
April 1, 2021 – Last day to register to vote
April 19, 2021 – Last day to apply for a ballot by mail
April 19, 2021 – First day of early voting
April 26 & 27 – Early Voting
April 27, 2021 – Last day of Early Voting
May 1, 2021 – Election Day
June 12, 2021 – Runoff Election date (if necessary)

ELECTION DAY

Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 7:00 am. to 7:00 pm.

Early Voting

April 19 - 24, 2021     Monday - Saturday      8:00 am - 5:00 pm

April 26 - 27, 2021     Monday - Tuesday       7:00 am - 7:00 pm

EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY

MAIN ELECTION DAY VOTING SITE (S)

Magnolia Community Center, 422 Melton Street, Magnolia, Texas 77354

West Mo. Co. Comm. Dev. Center, 31355 Friendship Dr. (Green Room), Magnolia, TX 77355

Magnolia High School, 14350 FM 1488, Magnolia, TX 77354

Magnolia West High School, 42202 FM 1774, Magnolia, TX 77355

Magnolia Event Center, 11659 FM 1488, Magnolia, TX 77354

Candidates To Be Listed On The Ballot

The filing period is January 13, 2021 through February 12, 2021 by 5 PM. As soon as practicable after applications are received, the candidate's name will be listed below. Once the drawing for places on the ballot has occurred, the candidate's names will be listed in the order in which they will appear on the ballot.

Candidates Filed

In accordance with the Texas Election Code, the City Secretary serves as the Chief Election Official for the City of Magnolia and is tasked with overseeing and administering all City elections.
 
For more information, please contact City Secretary Kandice Garrett at 281.305.0550 or Email during regular business hours.
 
Please check back regularly for updated information regarding local elections.
 
 

May 2021 Election Notice (H.B. 305)

The Texas State Legislature passed House Bill 305 on June 14, 2019 and becomes effective on September 1, 2019.  The bill requires that a political subdivision, with the authority to impose a tax that at any time on or after January 1, 2019, maintained a publicly accessible Internet website, shall include certain information, including information regarding upcoming elections, on that web site pursuant to the effective date.  

EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS AT BRANCH POLLING PLACES AND ON SATURDAY - JOINT ELECTION MONTGOMERY COUNTY

Voting Locations Map

Certificate of Unopposed Candidates

Cancellation of the May 1, 2021 General Election for the City of Magnolia