Important Dates - 2020



GENERAL ELECTION 

IMPORTANT DATES - MAY 2, NOVEMBER 3, 2020
(On March 18, 2020, Governor Abbott authorized political subdivisions to postpone their election)

Date

Task or Event

Jan 1

First day to apply for ballot by mail with Denton or Tarrant County.

Jan 15
(8am – 5pm)

First day for filing application for place on ballot, as well as declaration of write-in candidacy.

Jan 15

Due date for filing of semi-annual report of contributions expenditures (Campaign Finance Reporting)

Jan 20

Town Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

Feb 14

(5 pm)

Last day for filing application for place on ballot (must be received by 5 pm)

Feb 18

Last day for a write-in candidate to declare candidacy.

Feb 20

(5 pm)

Conduct ballot order drawing in Town Secretary’s Office (to determine the order in which the candidate names will appear on the ballot). Candidates are not required to attend; however, welcomed.

Feb 21

(5 pm)

Last day for a ballot candidate to withdraw.

Last day for a write-in candidate to withdraw and have name removed from write-in list.

Apr 2

 

Due date for filing first report of campaign contributions and expenditures by opposed candidates and specific-purpose committees supporting or opposing opposed candidates.

Apr 24
 

Due date for filing second report of campaign contributions and expenditures.
Jun 19 Annual strategic planning session

Jul 15

(5 pm)


Last day for filing report of campaign contributions and expenditures.

Oct 5

Last day to register to vote for the November 3 Election.

Apr 20

POSTPONED
TO
 OCT 19:
more info to follow

First day of regular Early Voting (by personal appearance).

DENTON CO. VOTERS-

New: Voting location will be the Community Activity Center (CAC) located at 1200 Gerault Rd., in the Chill Zone RoomYou may vote at any designated polling location in Denton Co. during this period:

Date

Time

 

 

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

 

7:00 am – 7:00 pm

TARRANT CO. VOTERS-

The REC of Grapevine, 1175 Municipal Way, Active Adult Hallway. You may vote at any designated polling location in Tarrant Co. during this period:

Date

Time

 

 

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

7:00 am – 7:00 pm

   11:00 am – 4:00 pm
 

 

   7:00 am – 7:00 pm 

 

Oct 23

Last day to accept application by mail for a ballot to be voted by mail, by noon or close of business, whichever is later. (Received, not postmarked)

Oct 30 

Last day of regular Early Voting (by personal appearance).

Nov 3

Last day to receive application by mail for a ballot to be voted by mail, by 12 noon or close of business, whichever is later.

May 2

POSTPONED
TO

NOV 3:
more info to follow

 ELECTION DAY (info to be confirmed) 

 Polling Place  Precinct #
DENTON CO:
 

3024, 3025, 3026, 3027, 3028,
3029, 3030, 3031, 3033, 4023, 4024, 4025, 4026, 4027, 4028, 4029

TARRANT CO:
 
 3321

 

Nov 10
(tentative)

Canvass election results and 5pm reception for incoming/outgoing council members (as applicable), including Oaths of Office for newly elected officials during the regular Town Council meeting.

 

*Other candidate forums are held by various groups or organizations (examples listed below). If the Town Secretary’s Office is made aware of these forum dates that information is included in the candidate packet solely as a courtesy to the candidates for informational purposes. Event organizers are responsible for contacting the candidates directly.

 

   

TBA

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