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May 7, 2022 Voting
Tally of the day's events


MAYOR - Don Hall  135 Votes

ALDERMAN, PLACE 1 - Jack D. York  81 Votes,  J.R. Smith  63 Votes,  Robin Palmer  54 Votes

ALDERMAN, PLACE 2 - Wendell Moore  113 Votes,  Jeff Keller  86 Votes


Voters as of 9:30 am   :   29

Voters as of 11:30 am   :  32

Voters as of 1:30 pm    :  32

Voters as of 3:30 pm   :  10

Voters as of 5:30 pm  :  14     

Important Dates for the May 7, 2022 Election

Authority Conducting Elections

Local Political Subdivisions and Counties

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail

Saturday, January 1, 2022

First Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY)

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Last Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY)

Friday, February 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

Last Day to Order General Election or Election on a Measure

Friday, February 18, 2022

Last Day to Register to Vote

Thursday, April 7, 2022

First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

Monday, April 25, 2022

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail

Saturday, May 7, 2022 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. (unless a late-arriving deadline applies)

https://www.sos.texas.gov/elections/voter/important-election-dates.shtml


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Candidate Filing Requirements


INTERNET POSTING REQUIREMENTS - REQUISITOS DE PUBLICACION


Texas Ethics Commission (Comision de etica de texas) https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/

Filing for the City of Tatum May 7, 2022, regular general election will be January 19 – February 18, 2022, from 7:30 – 4:00 Monday – Friday at Tatum City Hall (680 Crystal Farms Rd, Tatum, TX). Filings will be for:

Mayor

Alderman Place 1

Alderman Place 2


Filing requirements are per state statute, available at Candidate’s Guide to Nomination and General Election for 2022 (state.tx.us)

Per the Sec. of State’s CSO-3449 Advisory of August 3, 2020, candidate applications may be filed:

  • In person, with the city secretary’s office at City Hall
  • By mail; an application submitted by mail is considered to be filed at the time of its receipt by the appropriate filing authority. (Secs.143.007(b); 144.005(b)); or
  • By fax or email – “A signed, sworn, scanned candidate application (and petition, if applicable) may be submitted by fax or email if there is no filing fee [the City of Tatum does not require a filing fee]. Please be advised that an application must be notarized prior to filing via fax or email.

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 it available upon request by mail to the City Secretary, P.O. Box 1105, Tatum, TX 75691; by fax to 903-947-2680; or via email to cityoftatum@tatum.texas.gov.

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 Tatum are conducted in accordance with the Texas Election Code. For more information, contact the City Secretary’s Office at 903-947-2260 or by email at cityoftatum@tatum.texas.gov.

2022 General Election


General Elections
(posted in accordance with TX. Legis. H.B. 305, effective September 1, 2019)

The General Election for Mayor and members of the City Council is held annually on the 1st Saturday in May. Find additional election-related dates and information at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/voter/important-election-dates.shtml#2022 .

The May 7, 2022, General Election will be held at the Sherman R. Smith Community Center, located at 231 N. Hood St, Tatum, TX 75691. Filing for a place on the ballot is set by state statute and will run from January 19 to February 18, 2022. Find additional election-related dates and information at https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/voter/important-election-dates.shtml (posted in accordance with TX. Legis. H.B. 305, effective September 1, 2019).

Filing requirements are per state statute, available at Candidate’s Guide to Nomination and General Election for 2022 (state.tx.us)

Per the Sec of State’s CSO-3449 Advisory of August 3, 2020, candidate applications may be filed:

  • In person, with the City Secretary’s office at City Hall
  • By mail; an application submitted by mail is considered to be filed at the time of its receipt by the appropriate filing authority. (Secs.143.007(b); 144.005(b)); or
  • By fax or email – “A signed, sworn, scanned candidate application (and petition, if applicable) may be submitted by fax or email if there is no filing fee [the City of Tatum does not require a filing fee]. Please be advised that an application must be notarized prior to filing via fax or email.

More Information


To register to vote, find upcoming election dates, and answers to Frequently Asked Questions, please visit the Texas Secretary of State's special voter page, VoteTexas.gov. For additional general information, please visit the Secretary of State's website.

En Español


Para registrarse para votar, encuentre las fechas de eleccion proximas, y respuestas a preguntas hechas con frecuencia, por favor visite la pagina de votante especial en VoteTexas.gov. Para informacion general adicional, por favor visite la oficina del Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores.