Are you interested in serving as an Elections Clerk?
Election Clerks must be registered voters and must reside in the City of Gladewater to serve as Election Clerks in the City's Elections for Early Voting or on Election Day. The City provides required training. Applications remain on file for two years only and are available through City Clerk's office.
City of Gladewater elections are nonpartisan (no political parties); election workers are asked to refrain from displaying electioneering/advertising materials supporting a particular City candidate on their vehicles or property during early voting and on Election Day.
Election Clerks must be registered voters and reside in the City of Gladewater to serve as Election Clerks in the City's elections during Early Voting or on Election Day. The City provides required elections training. Applicants must complete City-provided elections training before being allowed to serve as a poll worker. Election Clerks serve under the supervision of the City Secretary/Early Election Clerk, the Presiding Election Judge, and the Alternate Election Judge. Failure to follow City, State or Federal election laws will result in termination.
Election Identifications Certificate (EIC) Now Required for Texas Voters
The Texas Election Code 631(b) requires a photo ID in order to vote in Texas. The Texas Transportation Code, Chapter 521A and 37 Texas Administration Code, Sections 15.181-185, authorizes DPS to issue Election Identification Certificates. Please click on the links below for additional information and the application form.
The requirements/qualifications to serve on the Gladewater City Council are found in the Home Rule Charter:
Article III, Section 20(b)
No person shall be eligible as a candidate for the Council unless he or she shall be eighteen (18) years of age or older on commencement of the term to be elected, a qualified voter, a citizen of the United States and a resident citizen of this State for a period of twelve (12) months prior to the date of the election. The candidate for Mayor and Council must be a resident of the City, must have resided in the City for a period of six (6) months prior to the date of election, and must continuously reside within the City during his or her term of office.