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.

2023 GENERAL ELECTION CANDIDATE PACKET

Candidate Memo
City of Friendswood FAQs
Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot
Candidate Qualifications - Charter, City of Friendswood
Eligibility Requirements for Public Office - Section 141.001, Texas Election Code
Application for a Place on the Ballot
Petition Instructions and Form for Required Sponsor Signatures - Section 6.02, Charter, City of Friendswood
Public Disclosure Requirements and Form - Section 6.02, Charter, City of Friendswood
Instructions and Form for Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer by a Candidate
Instructions and Form for Candidate - Officeholder Finance Reports
Campaign Finance Guide for Candidate and Officeholders Who File with a Local Filing Authority
Texas Ethics Commission 2023 Filing Schedule for Reports due in Connection with Elections
Instructions and Form for Code of Fair Campaign Practices
Title 15, Texas Election Code, Fair Campaign Practices
Chapter 258, Texas Election Code, Regulating Political Funds and Campaigns
Notice of Drawing for a Place on the Ballot (order in which names will appear on the ballot)
Instructions and Form for Candidate Certificate of Withdrawal
City of Friendswood Map
City of Friendswood Charter with 2022 Amendments
Sign Code, Appendix A, Section 15.4 "Temporary Political Signs" Code of Ordinances, City of Friendswood
Texas Ethics Commission Signs & Political Advertising - What You Need to Know
Complete 2023 Candidate Packet