Election Clerks must be registered voters and must reside in the City of Tomball to serve as Election Clerks in the City’s Elections for Early Voting or on Election Day. The City provides required training and compensation. Applications remain on file for two years only and are available through "Quick Links" on the City Secretary's page - https://tomballtx.gov/QuickLinks.aspx?CID=9.
City of Tomball elections are nonpartisan (no political parties); election workers are asked to refrain from displaying electioneering/advertising materials supporting a particular City candidate on their vehicles or property during early voting and on Election Day.
Service as an Election Clerk in the May 7, 2022 Election will be on the following dates and may be in 4, 8 or 12-hour increments. Elections clerk will arrive 30 mins., prior to polls opening.
April 25, 27, 28, and 29, 2022 and May 2-3, 2022 - 7:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
April 26, 2022 - 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
May 7, 2022 (Saturday) - 6:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Election Clerks must be registered voters and reside in the City of Tomball to serve as Election Clerks in the City’s elections during Early Voting or on Election Day. The City provides required elections training and compensation of $15/hour, contract labor. Applicants must complete City-provided elections training before being allowed to serve as a poll worker. Election Clerks serve under the supervision of the City Secretary/Early Election Clerk, the Presiding Election Judge, and the Alternate Election Judge. Failure to follow City, State or Federal election laws will result in termination.
- Election Register 1935-2022
- Mayor, Council and City Manager Historical Information - 1935-Present
- Candidate Filings
May 6, 2023 General Election - Early Voting and Election Day Voting to be Held at City Hall, 401 Market Street, Tomball, Texas
The first day to file an Application for Place on Ballot, for the Position of Council Position 1 and Council Position 5 in the May 6, 2023 General Election will be January 18, 2023; the last day to file an Application for Place on Ballot will be February 17, 2023. Candidate applications may be submitted via email, at email@example.com.
The last day to file as a write-in candidate will be February 21, 2023.
The requirements/qualifications to serve on the Tomball City Council are found in the Home Rule Charter:
SECTION 6.03 - QUALIFICATIONS
Each member of the Council shall be a resident citizen of the City, shall be a minimum of eighteen (18) years of age and a qualified voter of the State of Texas, shall have been a resident citizen of Tomball for a period of not less than one (1) year immediately preceding his election. An incumbent seeking re-election must file for the same position number. Any person presently holding an elective office shall resign that office upon election to another elective office of profit or trust. No employee of the City shall continue in such position after election to an elective office. A citizen cannot file for an elective office if the candidate has a felony conviction except as provided by the State Election Code. The Mayor or Councilman shall, if convicted of a felony while in office, immediately upon conviction thereof, forfeit said office. If the Mayor or any Councilman fails to maintain the foregoing qualifications or shall be absent from two (2) regularly scheduled meetings within any six (6) month period without valid excuse, the Council must, at its next regular meeting, declare a vacancy as set forth in Section 6.09 of this Charter.
May 7, 2022 General Election - Early Voting and Election Day Voting to be Held at City Hall, 401 Market Street, Tomball, Texas
- Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot - May 7, 2022 General City Election
- Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot
- Resolution No. 2022-01 and Order Calling the General Election for May 7, 2022
- Resolution No. 2022-09 Calling the Special Election for May 7, 2022
- Sample Ballot
- Official Canvass - General Election - May 7, 2022
May 1, 2021 General Election - Early Voting and Election Day Voting to be Held at City Hall, 401 Market Street, Tomball, Texas
- Resolution No. 2021-01 and Order Calling the General Election for May 1, 2021
- Certification of Unopposed Candidates
- Resolution No. 2021-11 Canceling the May 1, 2021 General Election
May 2, 2020 General Election - Early Voting and Election Day Voting to be Held at City Hall, 401 Market Street, Tomball, Texas
- Resolution No. 2020-01 and Order Calling the General Election for May 2, 2020
- Certificate of Unopposed Candidates
Election Identifications Certificate (EIC) Now Required for Texas Voters
The Texas Election Code 631(b) requires a photo ID in order to vote in Texas. The Texas Transportation Code, Chapter 521A and 37 Texas Administration Code, Sections 15.181-185, authorizes DPS to issue Election Identification Certificates. Please click on the links below for additional information and the application form.