Qualifications for Candidacy 

Eligibility

To qualify to be a candidate for Mayor or Council, a person must be:

  • At least 21 years of age
  • A resident of and have resided in the city for at least 12 months immediately preceding the election
  • Qualified to vote in the city

If the Mayor or a Council Member no longer qualifies, the City Council at its next regular meeting shall declare the position vacant and fill the vacancy as provided by the City's Charter.

Term of Office

The Mayor and Council is elected from the city at large for a two-year term years and can serve only 3 consecutive terms.

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    Thelma A. Gilliam

    City Secretary
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    Anna Evelyn

    Exe. Assistant/ Asst. City Secretary
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    City Secretary's Office


    3800 University Boulevard
    West University Place, TX 77005

    Phone: 713.662.5812


    Hours


    Monday - Friday
    7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
    (Except holidays)

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