Texas Election Code Chapter 41.001 states that municipal elections in the State of Texas will be held on the second Saturday of May each year. The mayor and aldermen are elected for two-year staggered terms of office.

To be eligible for the office of Mayor, a person must be a registered voter in the city and must have resided in the city limits for at least 12 months prior to the election.

To be eligible for the office of Council Member, a person must be a registered vote in the city and reside in the city limits on election day.

The City contracts with the Wise County Elections Administrator to conduct all municipal elections.

County Elections Administrator is Sabra Srader,Cera.
200 S. Trinity St, P.O Box 1597 Decatur TX 76234

Elections May 2022

Internet Posting Requirement for Political Subdivisions

City of New Fairview Election Contact

Brooke Boller, Interim Deputy City Secretary
999 Illinois Lane
New Fairview, TX 76078
817-638-5366
Brooke@newfairview.org

Elected Officials

Name and Office

Appointed or Elected

Term Expires

Mayor, John Taylor

2022

2023

Harvey Burger, Place 1

2022

2024

John Fissette, Place 2

2022

2023

Walter Clements, Place 3

2022

2023

Steven King, Place 4

2022

2023

Jimmy Royston, Place 5

2022

2024

The Mayor and all Councilmembers are elected at large and serve two-year terms.

Upcoming Election Information

Date of Election

Polling Locations

 May 7, 2022

      Denton County Elections Administration                      701 Kimberly Drive, Suite A 101                                      Denton, TX 76028                                        Wise County Elections Administration                                      200 S Trinity Street                                                   Decatur, TX 76234                                   *Other polling locations as designated by the county

Texas Secretary of State Important Election Dates 2022

        Denton County Elections Administration                                         Website                                                 Wise County Elections Administration          Website

Candidate Eligibility and Filing Information

Candidate Eligibility (EC 141.001)

Filing Dates

  • Must be a United States Citizen
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must not have been convicted of a felony

         First Day to File for Place on General                                           Election Ballot                                               (108th day prior to date of election)                January 19, 2022 

            Application for a place on the ballot          (must be notarized)

  • Residence -- 1 year in state prior to filing deadline; 6 months in the city (or ward) prior to filing deadline
  • Must be registered voter in the City of New Fairview

Last Day to File for Place on General Election                                          Ballot                                                     (78th date prior to date of election)              February 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

            Application for a place on the ballot          (must be notarized)

City of New Fairview – City Council

A record of meetings for the Governing Body, City Council, can be located on the City website at the following link: https://newfairview.org/council-meetings/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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