2023 Candidate Packet

The Candidate Packet listed below outlines all of the information, forms and deadlines that a candidate will need for the upcoming election. You may click on each item separately or you may download the entire packet here. Candidates may also pick up an electronic candidate packet with the City Secretary Office at 910 S. Friendswood Drive, Friendswood, Texas 77546.  For more information regarding candidate forms, filings and timelines, please contact the City Secretary Office at (281) 966-3270.


Candidate Memo
City of Friendswood FAQs
Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot
Texas Election Code Chapter 141.001 Eligibility Requirements for Public Office
Application for a Place on the Ballot
6.02 Petition Instruction and Form
6.02 Financial Public Statement Instruction and Form
Form and Instruction for Appointment of Campaign Treasurer Rev. 2021
Instructions and Form for Candidate - Officeholder Finance Reports Rev. 2021
Campaign Finance Guide for Candidates - Officeholders Who File with Local Filing Authority Rev 2020
Ethics Commission 2022 Filing Schedules
Code of Fair Campaign Practices Form
Title 15, Texas Election Code, Fair Campaign Practices
Chapter 258, Texas Election Code, Regulating Political Funds and Campaigns  Rev 2019
Notice of Drawing for a Place on the Ballot and Backup Drawing
Form for Candidate Certificate-of-Withdrawal
Friendswood City Map
City of Friendswood Charter
Sign Code, Appendix A, Section 14.5 Temporary signs
Texas Ethics Commission Signs and Political Advertising
Complete 2022 Candidate Packet