The City of Richwood elections are handled by the City Secretary's office.   Please contact Karen Schrom or Linda Pace with any questions or comments.

Positions up for election this year are  Council Positions #1, 4 and 5.   These positions are currently held by James Hughes, Charles Pettey respectively and Position #5 is currently vacant.  

May 2012 Elections Important Dates:

February 6 First day to file Application for City Council
March 5 Last day to file Application for City Council
April 30 First day of early voting
May 8 Last day of early voting
May 12 Election Day


Application for Place on the Ballot

Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer (Form CTA)

Form CTA Instruction Guide

Texas Ethics Commission 2012 Filing Schedule for Candidates and Officerholders

Candidate/Officehodler Campaign Finance Report (Form C/OH)

Form C/OH Instruction Guide

This form is to be filed in the City Secretary's office on the dates specified on the form and calendar unless modified reporting is chosen.

For more information, please see these websites:

Secretary of State of Texas
Texas Ethics Commission

It is the duty of the candidate to become familiar with the laws that apply to campaigns for office. The City Secretary is responsible only for accepting and filing the various applications, affidavits, and statements, and noting the date and time of filing. Any questions regarding campaign finance reporting should be directed to the Texas Ethics Commission at 463-5800 or 800-325-8506. The City Secretary should not be expected to judge or comment upon the timeliness or sufficiency of reports filed. Please also note that these documents are public records and are open for inspection by any person. Copies of these forms and documents are available at City Secretary’s Office, 215 Halbert, during regular business hours