Candidate Information

Candidate Qualifications 

To run for City Council you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a United States citizen;
  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Be a registered voter of the city;
  • Be a resident of the City of Liberty for at least twelve (12) months prior to the date of the election;
  • Not have been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court; and,
  • Not have been finally convicted of a felony from which you have not been pardoned or otherwise released from resulting disabilities.

Application for a Place on the Ballot
Applications for a place on the ballot will be accepted by the City Secretary. Packets containing the necessary documents are available in the City Secretary's office during normal business hours. Each candidate must submit the Application for a Place on the Ballot and file the Appointment of Campaign Treasurer form. A candidate must file the Appointment of Campaign Treasurer form prior to accepting or receiving any funds.
Candidate General Information
Candidate packets contain general information regarding the City, necessary forms for filing and general election related information. If you have any questions regarding the City Council election process, please contact the City Secretary at 936-336-3684 or by email at