Candidates’ (Election) information packets are available at the Rockport Service Center, Office of the City Secretary, 2751 State Highway 35 Bypass, Rockport, Texas, and on the City’s website at www.cityofrockport.com for anyone interested in filing an application for a place on the City of Rockport General Election ballot. Information helpful in filing for a place on the ballot is available from the Texas Ethics Commission at www.ethics.state.tx.us.
The positions of Mayor (at-large), Council Member Ward #2 and Council Member Ward #4 will be voted on at the general Election on May 2, 2020, for two (2) year terms. The current positions held are:
Mayor – Patrick (Pat) R. Rios
Ward #2 – Joe David (J.D.) Villa
Ward #4 – Barbara Gurtner
The first day to file for a place on the ballot for City Council is January 15, 2020. The last day to file for a place on the ballot for City Council is February 14, 2020 by 5 p.m. The first day of early voting by personal appearance is April 20, 2020. The last day of early voting by personal appearance is April 28, 2020. Election Day is May 2, 2020.