Deadlines and Requirements for Candidate Filings:

First Date to file Application for Place on the Ballot: Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Deadline for Filing an Application for Place on Ballot: Friday, February 16, 2024 @ 5:00 p.m.
Deadline for Declaration of Write-In Candidacy: Tuesday, February 20, 2024 @ 5:00 p.m.

Applications for a Place on the Ballot can be filed between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. in person, by U.S. mail, or e-mail at:

Winstead PC
c/o Amy Bieber
2728 N. Harwood Street, Suite 500
Dallas, Texas 78701
Telephone: (214) 745-5761

Application for a Place on the Ballot:

Procedures for Candidates: 

Eligibility Requirements:

Eligibility Requirements For Director: To be eligible to be a candidate for, or elected or appointed as, a Director, a person must:

  1. Be a United States citizen;
  2. Be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election or on the date of appointment, as applicable;
  3. Have not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be:
    • totally mentally incapacitated; or
    • partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;
  4. Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities;
  5. Be a resident citizen of the State of Texas, and either own land subject to taxation in the District or be a qualified voter within the District.

Texas Water Code Disqualification Criteria:

Texas Water Code § 49.052