The City Council of the City of Bellaire, Texas, voted unanimously last evening (March 23, 2020) to postpone the Special Election previously ordered to be held on May 2, 2020, for the purpose of submitting to the voters three (3) propositions to amend the Charter of the City of Bellaire, Texas, to the November 3, 2020, uniform election date.
This action was taken pursuant to a proclamation issued by Texas Governor Greg Abbott suspending certain provisions of the Texas Election Code to allow all local political subdivisions that are utilizing the May 2, 2020 uniform election date to postpone their elections to the November 3, 2020, uniform election date, as well as to protect the City’s voters, election officials, and employees from the possible further spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
The voter registration deadline for the November 3, 2020, election is October 5, 2020, the deadline to submit an annual application for ballot by mail (ABBM) is October 23, 2020, and the dates for early voting are October 19, 2020, through October 30, 2020.
Tracy L. Dutton, TRMC
City of Bellaire, Texas