Preparations Begin for 2012 City Officers Election

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Election Day is May 12, 2012

The 2012 City Officers election for Mayor and Council members to represent Districts 2 and 4 for the upcoming two-year term will be held Saturday, May 12, 2012.

The first official day to file an application for a place on the ballot is Saturday, February 4. However, City offices do not hold weekend hours so Monday, February 6 will be the first opportunity to file an application. The application deadline is at 5:00PM on Monday, March 5.

Qualifications for candidacy for Mayor and council member include: qualified voter; resident of the State of Texas for one year; resident of the City and representing district for six months; and hold no other public office.

All registered voters residing within the City of Duncanville may vote for a Mayoral candidate. Only residents of District 2 and 4 may vote for their respective candidates. Anyone not currently registered to vote has until April 12 to register in order to cast a ballot in the May 12 election. Voter registration applications may be obtained at City Hall or the Duncanville Public Library.

Questions concerning voter registration should be directed to the Dallas County Voter Registration Department at 214.637.7939. Additional information regarding the upcoming election may be obtained by contacting the City Secretary at 972.780.5017. Election details will also be available at www.duncanville.com.