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Posted on: July 27, 2022

[ARCHIVED] FINAL DAY to File for City Council Candidacy

A paper with names of people running for City Council

MONDAY, AUGUST 22 IS FINAL DAY residents can file for City Council candidacy.

Post updated August 22, 2022 at 9:15 a.m.

League City has a big election coming up this November, with six open positions on our City Council. Residents can file for a spot on the November 8, 2022 election ballot from now until August 22 at 5 p.m. The deadline to file for Position #3, which opened up when Councilman Larry Millican resigned in July, is August 25 at 6 p.m. (City Hall will stay open until 6 p.m. to accept applicants, per state law for special elections). Candidates can file in person at City Hall, online, by mail, or via fax.

Open Council Positions

  • Mayor (Pat Hallisey)
  • Council Position #1 (Andy Mann)
  • Council Position #2 (Hank Dugie)
  • Council Position #3 (Larry Millican)
  • Council Position #6 (Chad Tressler)
  • Council Position #7 (Nick Long)

Additional Info

  • Thursday Aug. 25 is the last day to file for Position 3, which will be a two-year term (finishing the remainder of Councilman Larry Millican's term)
  • All positions are at large; the position numbers do not have special meaning
  • To qualify you must be a US citizen, at least 21 years old, and a resident of League City for at least one year prior to the election 
  • City Council meets at 6 p.m. the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month
  • Council members serve four-year terms 

For more information and to download a candidate packet, visit www.leaguecity.com/elections

Notice of Deadline to File an Application for a Place on the Ballot

Pictured is a list of everyone who has filed for candidacy as of August 22, 2022 at 8:45 a.m.Aug 22 list of city council candidates

Role of Mayor and Council

League City has a Council–Manager form of government. This means our City Council represents their constituency by being responsive to citizens’ needs, and tasks the City Manager with carrying out the delivery of these public services. Other council duties include establishing city policy by voting on issues relating to City ordinances and resolutions, appointing certain positions within the City government, voting on contracts, and adopting the annual City budget.

Council and mayor positions are volunteer, but do receive an annual stipend for attending meetings and performing other duties. Council members and the mayor serve a four-year term and can run for re-election for another four-year term. Council members may not serve more than two consecutive terms in the same position, nor can anyone serve as mayor following two consecutive mayoral terms. 

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