November 8, 2022 Candidate Information

  1. What positions are up for election this year?

Mayor

Candidate Application Appointment of Treasurer Code of Fair Campaign Practice Finance Report 30th
Day Before Election
Finance Report 8th 
Day Before Election
Financial 
Disclosure
John Thomaides 07.25.2022 07.25.2022 07.25.2022


Jane Hughson 08.03.2022 08.03.2022 08.03.2022


City Council, Place 1

Candidate Application Appointment of Treasurer Code of Fair Campaign Practice Finance Report 30th Day Before Election Finance Report 8th Day Before Election Financial Disclosure
Matthew Mendoza  07.25.2022 07.27.2022



Maxfield Baker 08.08.2022 08.08.2022 08.08.2022


City Council, Place 2

Candidate Application  Appointment of
Treasurer
Code of Fair 
Campaign 
Practice
Finance Report 30th 
Day Before Election 
Finance Report 8th
Day Before Election 
Financial 
Disclosure

Saul Gonzales 08.01.2022 08.01.2022        
Adam Arndt 08.11.2022 08.11.2022        
  1. requirements for public office

City of San Marcos Charter Requirements

Sec. 3.02. - Qualifications - Click Here

State of Texas Requirements under Election Code

Sec. 141.001 - Eligibility Requirements for Public Office -  Click Here

  1. important dates for november 8, 2022 election
  • January 1, 2022 - First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail
  • June 23, 2022 - Deadline to post notice of candidate filing deadline (PDF)
  • July 23, 2022 - First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot Candidate Packet can be found HERE.
  • August 16, 2022 - Ordinance English (PDF) Español (PDF) (Last day to call is August 22, 2022)
  • August 12, 2022 - Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot (5:00 p.m.)
  • TBD - Drawing of Candidate Name for Place on Ballot (PDF) (12:00PM)
  • October 11, 2022 - Last Day to Register to Vote: Vote Texas or Hays County Voter Registration
  • October 24, 2022- First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance - Voting Center Locations (PDF)
  • October 28, 2022 - Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)
  • November 4, 2022 - Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance
  • November 8, 2022 - Election Day - Voting Center Locations (PDF)
  1. Forms for candidates
All Forms will be updated by June 1, 2022
  1. who conducts elections?

The City of San Marcos contracts with the Hays County Election Administrator to conduct and oversee its elections.

The voting system that is used is the Verity Duo by Hart Intercivic. This voting system is the newest hybrid voting solution that merges the ease of touchscreen voting with the assurance of paper vote records. View the Hays County Elections page for more information.