PREPARATIONS BEGIN FOR MAY 5TH
The 2018 City Officers election will be held Saturday, May 5th. Ennis voters will go to the polls to elect a Mayor and Commissioner from Ward 1 for a three-year term, and Commissioners from Ward 3 and Ward 5 for a one-year term.
City qualifications for candidacy include: must be 18 years of age; must be a Unites States citizen; must be a qualified voter of the City; must be free from all debts and taxes due to the City; and must have resided within the City limits for at least two (2) years. The first official day to file an application for a place on the ballot is Wednesday, January 17th. The application deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 16th. Election packets are available in the City Secretary’s office.
All registered voters in the city of Ennis may vote for the Mayor. Residents of Ward 1, Ward 3, and Ward 5 may vote for their respective candidates. Anyone not currently registered to vote has until April 5th to register in order to cast a ballot in the May 5th election. Voter registration applications may be obtained at City Hall.
Questions concerning voter registration should be directed to the Ellis County Voter Registration Department at (972) 825-5195. Additional information regarding the upcoming election may be obtained by contacting Angie Wade, City Secretary at (972) 875-1234.