Important Dates - 2021



 

IMPORTANT DATES

MAY 1, 2021

GENERAL ELECTION - TOWN OF FLOWER MOUND

The general election is for the purpose of electing the positions of Mayor and Place 4 for 3-year terms.

Date

Task or Event

Jan 1

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

Jan 13
(8 am – 5pm)

First day for filing application for place on ballot, as well as declaration of write-in candidacy. CLICK HERE to request a candidate application packet that contains all required forms and general information about running for office.

Note: applications cannot be received prior to this date.

Jan 15

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

Jan 18

Town Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

Feb 1

Town Council to Call the Election

Feb 12 (5 pm)

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

Feb 16

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

Feb 22 (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 22 (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 1

Last day to register to vote for the May 1 Election.

Apr 1

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

TBD*

Candidate Forum

Apr 19

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

 

DENTON CO. VOTERS-

Voting location will to be confirmed. You 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-

Voting location will to be confirmed. You may vote at any designated polling location in Tarrant Co. during this period:

Date

Time


April 19-23

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

 April 24     7:00 am – 7:00 pm
 April 25
  11:00 am – 4:00 pm

April 26-27

    7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Apr 20

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

Apr 23

Due date for filing second report of campaign contributions and expenditures.

Apr 27

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

May 1

ELECTION DAY

May 12

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

May 17 (5:30pm)

Group Council photograph.

Jun 18 (4pm)/19

Annual strategic planning session.

Jul 15 (5 pm)

Last day for filing report of campaign contributions and expenditures.


*Other candidate forums/interviews 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.

Date

Organization or Location