Candidate Qualifications

City Council candidate qualifications

  • Be a United States citizen (Texas Election Code)
  • Be at least 21 years of age (Celina City Charter)
  • Be a qualified voter of the City of Celina (Celina City Charter)
  • Be a resident of Texas and the city for at least twelve (12) months immediately preceding election day (Texas Election Code / Celina City Charter)
  • Hold no other position in another elective public office, or otherwise provided by the Texas Constitution (Celina City Charter)
  • Not have been determined by a final judgement of a court to be totally mentally incapacitated, or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote (Texas Election Code)
  • Not have been finally convicted of a felony or if so convicted, have been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities (Texas Election Code)

Filing for Celina City Council

Note: Please be advised that an application must be notarized (or otherwise sworn to before someone authorized to administer an oath under Texas law) prior to filing via fax, email, or mail [Texas Election Code, Sections 1.007, 143.004, 144.003].