On March 13, 2020 the Governor of the State of Texas certified that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) poses an imminent threat of disaster and, under the authority vested in the Governor by Section 418.014 of the Texas Government Code, declared a state of disaster for all counties in Texas.
On March 18, 2020 the Governor issued a Proclamation suspending certain sections of the Texas Election Code, among others, to allow political subdivisions of the State that would otherwise hold elections on May 2, 2020, to postpone General and Special Elections to the next uniform election date, which occur on November 3, 2020.
On April 7, 2020, the City Council of the City of Webster at its Regular Scheduled Meeting voted to approve the postponement of the City’s May 2, 2020, General Election until November 3, 2020.
Important dates for the uniform election can be found at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/voter/2020-important-election-dates.shtml
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 .