The Community Engagement Committee (CEC) will host a SPIN (Southlake Program for the Involvement of Neighborhoods) Candidates’ Open House for City Council Candidates on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Legends Hall at The Marq, 285 Shady Oaks Drive.
The session will begin with a fifteen minute open house style meet and greet, then candidates will be given an opportunity to introduce themselves and speak about their platform. Next, all candidates will be given the opportunity to respond to questions from the moderator. Finally, all candidates will be asked to provide a closing statement. The question and answer portion of this event will be recorded and posted to CityofSouthlake.com with 48 hours.
The moderator, a member of the CEC, will select questions submitted by candidates and residents. Residents have the opportunity to submit questions to be considered by 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 29.
In order to vote in the September 9, 2017 Special Election, a citizen must have registered to vote no later than August 10, 2017. Voters are required to present an approved form of photo identification in order to vote in all Texas elections. Click here for acceptable forms of identification.
Important Voting Deadlines
August 23, 2017, First day of early voting
August 29, 2017, Application for Ballot by Mail Form Due for both Tarrant and Denton Counties
September 5, 2017, Last day of early voting
September 9, 2017, Election Day (Saturday)
Additional election information can be found on the City’s website www.CityofSouthlake.com. If you have questions about the election processes please call the City Secretary’s office at (817) 748-8016.
The Carroll Independent School District General Trustee Election is scheduled for May 10, 2014. On the first day of filing, three candidates submitted applications. They are: Craig Rothmeier (Incumbent), Place 1; Bradley Taylor, Place 2 and Sheri Mills, Place 3. Election filing began Wednesday, January 29 and ended on Friday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m. No additional filings were submitted by the deadline. The Carroll ISD School Board will soon consider an agenda item to cancel the election due to these candidates running unopposed.
The School Board consists of seven Trustees elected at-large to serve three year terms. Members are elected by position with terms staggering a three year cycle. Places 1, 2, and 3 are scheduled for election this year. Click here for CISD’s Trustee candidate eligibility policy. Additional candidate information can be found on the Election Filings page on the district website, www.southlakecarroll.edu or by clicking here.
All candidates are required to file an application for a place on the ballot by the filing deadline. Candidates shall submit their election filings to the Carroll ISD Financial Services Department, located in the CISD Administration Center at 2400 N. Carroll Ave, Southlake, Texas 76092. For more information, please contact the Carroll ISD Financial Services Department at 817-949-8272, or firstname.lastname@example.org
Candidates are also required to file campaign finance reports per Election Code. Click here to view Carroll ISD Board Policy.
Carroll ISD participates in join elections with other entities and contracts with the Tarrant County Elections office to administer elections. Registered voters may vote early by personal appearance at any of the Tarrant County early voting locations, but may only vote at the assigned polling location for their precinct on the actual election day. Voters may verify their registration and polling locations at the Tarrant County Elections Office website.