The City of Hilshire Village holds its election for the Mayor and City Council on the General Election Date in May of each year. City Council consists of one (1) Mayor and five (5) Council Members and they are elected by a place system.  Mayor and Council Member positions are two-year terms with the offices of Mayor and Council Member Positions 1 and 2 eligible for election in even years and Council Member Positions 3, 4 and 5 eligible for election in odd years.

The next Election will be May 1, 2021 and will be held at City Hall 8301 Westview, Houston, Texas 77055  Filing for a place on the ballot is set by state statute and will run from January 13-February 12, 2021. Find additional election-related dates and information at (posted in accordance with Tx. Legis. H.B. 305, effective September 1, 2019).

2021 Election Calendar

Qualifications for Mayor and City Council Members

In General Law Municipalities, the qualifications for the Office of Mayor and City Council Members are: 

  • Be a United States citizen

  • Have been a resident of Texas for at least 12 months, as of the deadline for filing for the office

  • Have resided in the City for at least 6 months preceding election day

  • Have a current voter registration certificate

  • Be 18 years of age or older upon the commencement of the term to be filled at the election

  • Not have been convicted of a felony for which he or she has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities

  • Not have been deemed mentally incompetent by a final judgement of a court

Information on the City's upcoming election will be posted below when available.


Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot

(Aviso De Fecha Limite Para Presentar Solicitudes Para Un Lugar En La Boleta)


Candidate Packet

Order of Election


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