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File #: 21-1512   
Type: Staff Briefing - With Ordinance
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 2/11/2021
Posting Language: Ordinance ordering the General City Election to be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021 and Run-off Election to be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021, if necessary. [Tina Flores, City Clerk]
Attachments: 1. Staff Presentation, 2. Ordinance 2021-02-11-0087
Related files: 21-1612
DEPARTMENT: Office of the City Clerk

DEPARTMENT HEAD: Tina Flores, City Clerk

COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: City-Wide

SUBJECT:

Ordering the General Election to be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021 and Run-off Election to be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021, if applicable.

SUMMARY:

This ordinance will order the General Election to be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021 and Run-off Election to be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021, if applicable.

The calendar leading up to the Saturday, May 1, 2021 General Election is:

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 through 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2021
Period for Applying for a Place on the Ballot.

Monday, February 15, 2021
11:00 am - Drawing for the order of Place on the Ballot. Drawing will be held via Web-Ex.
Thursday, April 1, 2021
5:00 pm - Deadline to Register to Vote with Bexar County for the May Election.

Monday, April 19, 2021
First day of Early Voting by personal appearance for the May Election.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
5:00 pm - Deadline for Bexar County to receive an Application for a Ballot to be Voted by Mail.

Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Last day of Early Voting by personal appearance for the May Election.

Saturday, May 1, 2021
Election day from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.


The calendar leading up to the Saturday, June 5, 2021 Run-off Election, if necessary, is:

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
First day of Early Voting by personal appearance for June Run-off Election.
Monday, May 31, 2021
Memorial Day HOLIDAY
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
5:00 pm - Last day of Early Voting by personal appearance for June Run-off Election.

Saturday, June 5, 2021
Election day from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.



BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Elections ordered are conducted in accordance with the Voting Rights Act, Texas Election Code, Local Government Code, and all other applicable law.
ISSUE:

This ordinance will Order the General City Election to be held on Saturday, May 1, 2021 and Run-off Election to be held on Saturday, June 5, 2021, if necessary.


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