Welcome to the City of Hitchcock!

 Whether you have moved from a neighboring city or from another state, you must be a registered voter in order to vote in the City of Hitchcock.  To Register to Vote visit http://www.galvestoncountytx.gov/to/Pages/VoterRegistrationInformation.aspx.

Mail in ballots can be obtained by calling (409) 770-5108 or at https://www.galvestonvotes.org/

Election Day Unofficial Tabulation

Positions open for May 2021 Elections:
Mayor
Councilmember District 1
Councilmember District 2

ELECTION - CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS FOR CITY COMMISSION 

Must be United States citizen.
Must be a registered voter on the date of election.
Have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the city for 12 months immediately preceding  the deadline for filing an application for a place on the ballot.
Must be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election.
Has not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court.
Has not been finally convicted of a felony from which the candidate has not been pardoned or otherwise.
Must satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law.

IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE MAY 1, 2021 GENERAL ELECTION 

January 13, 2021 ---First day to apply for place on the ballot
January 18, 2021 - -City Offices will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King's Birthday
February 12, 2021 - Last day to apply for a place on the ballot
April 1, 2021     -----Last Day to Register to vote
May 1, 2021 - Election Day. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

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Election Information12 documents

  • A Guide to Becoming a City Official
    document Header A Guide to Becoming a City Official
  • Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer Form (CTA)
    document Header Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer Form (CTA)
  • Campaign Finance Guide for Candidates
    document Header Campaign Finance Guide for Candidates
  • Campaign Treasurer Instruction Guide
    document Header Campaign Treasurer Instruction Guide
  • Candidate/Officeholder Campaign Finance Report- Form
    document Header Candidate/Officeholder Campaign Finance Report- Form
  • Candidate/Officeholder Form Instruction Guide
    document Header Candidate/Officeholder Form Instruction Guide
  • Code of Fair Campaign Practices Form (CFCP)
    document Header Code of Fair Campaign Practices Form (CFCP)
  • District Map
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  • Fair Campaign Practices Act
    document Header Fair Campaign Practices Act
  • General Election Application
    document Header General Election Application
  • How Cities Work
    document Header How Cities Work
  • Political Advertising
    document Header Political Advertising