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 2, 2020 and will be held at City Hall 8301 Westview, Houston, Texas 77055  (2020 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

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