- Municipal Elections
Upcoming Election - May 6, 2023
A General Election will occur on Saturday, May 6, 2023 to elect a District B & District D City Council Members.
The filing period for District candidates will open on January 18, 2023, at 8 a.m. and will remain open until February 17, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. The council member elected to represent the district shall have been domiciled and shall have his or her principal physical residence in the City of La Marque for a period of not less than one year immediately preceding the council member’s election. Council positions are unpaid, but Councilmembers do receive a monthly $50 stipend.
A Special Election will occur on Saturday, May 6, 2023 for registered voters to consider proposed Charter Amendments.
The La Marque City Charter can be found here.
Early voting by personal appearance shall begin on Monday, April 24, 2023, and end on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, and shall be conducted during the following hours:
Early voting locations:
Galveston County Justice Center Galveston Court House Moody Methodist
600 59th Street 722 Moody 2nd Floor 2803 53rd Street
Galveston, TX Galveston, TX Galveston, TX
MUD 12 Building La Marque Comm. Room Pump House
929 Highway 6 2nd Floor 1109 B Bayou Rd. 715 30th St
Bayou Vista, TX La Marque, TX Galveston, TX
Seaside Church Nessler Community Center Hitchcock City Hall
16534 Termini-San Luis Pass Rd 2010 - 5th Ave. North Ballroom 423 Highway 6
Jamaica Beach, TX Texas City, TX Hitchcock, TX
Dickinson Community Ctr. COM League City Carver Park
714 Highway 3 1411 W. Main St. 6415 Park Ave
Dickinson, TX League City, TX Texas City, TX
Kemah Community Ctr. Galveston ISD Admin Bldg. COM Main Campus
800 Harris 3904 Ave T 1200 Amburn Rd
Kemah, TX Galveston, TX Texas City, TX
First Baptist Church FW Santa Fe Museum Dickinson City Hall
202 Heritage Dr. 13304 Highway 6 4403 Hwy 3
Friendswood, TX Santa Fe, TX Dickinson, TX
Clear Lake Shores Clubhouse Education Support Center
931 Cedar Rd. 2425 E. Main St.
Clear Lake Shores, TX League City, TX
Election Day Voting
Election Day voting will take place on Saturday, May 6, 2023 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Pump House Galveston Court House COM Main Campus
715 30th Street 722 Moody 2nd Floor 1200 Amburn Rd
Galveston, TX Galveston, TX Texas City, TX
MUD 12 Building La Marque Comm. Room Education Support Center
929 Highway 6 2nd Floor 1109 B Bayou Rd 2425 E. Main
Bayou Vista, TX La Marque, TX League City, TX
Friendswood Fire Dept.1 Nessler Community Center Moody Methodist
1610 Whitaker Dr 2010 - 5th Ave. North Ballroom 2803 53rd Street
Friendswood, TX Texas City, TX Galveston, TX
Dickinson Community Ctr. Kemah Community Ctr. Santa Fe Museum
2714 Highway 3 800 Harris 13304 Highway 6
Dickinson, TX Kemah, TX Santa Fe, TX
First Baptist Church FW Clear Lake Shores Clubhouse Dickinson City Hall
202 Heritage Dr. 931 Cedar Rd. 4403 Highway 3
Friendswood, TX Clear Lake Shores, TX Dickinson, TX
COM League City Seaside Church HISD Admin Building
1411 W. Main St. 16534 Termini-San Luis Pass Rd 7801 Neville
League City, TX Galveston, TX Hitchcock, TX
6415 Park Ave
Texas City, TX
Photo ID Required for Voting in Texas
Voters will be required to show one of the following forms of photo identification at the polling location before being permitted to cast a vote:
- Texas Driver's License
- Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
- Texas Personal Identification Card
- Texas Concealed Handgun License
- United States Military Identification Card containing the person's photograph
- United States Citizenship Certificate containing the person's photograph
- United States Passport
Visit the Texas Secretary of State's website for information on changes to Texas Law that requires photo identification for all voters.
Mayor & Council Member Qualifications
At the time of the election, each council member shall be a qualified voter of the City of La Marque, and shall hold no other elective public office nor be an employee of the city or any agency of the city. Each City Council member elected to represent a district shall have been domiciled and a resident of the cityt for a period of not less than one year, immediately preceding the council member's election. Each council member elected at-large shall have been domiciled and a resident of the city for a period of not less than one year, immediately preceding the council member's election. If a council member shall cease to possess any of these qualifications, or shall be convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude, the office of the council member shall immediately become vacant.