Candidate Qualifications

To file for candidacy, you must meet the following qualifications:

  • shall be a citizen of the United States;
  • shall be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election;
  • shall not have been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court;
  • shall not have been finally convicted of a felony from which you have not been pardoned or had your civil rights restored by other official action;
  • have resided continuously in the State for of Texas for 12 months and in the City for 12 months immediately preceding the date of the election;
  • be a registered voter of the City of Benbrook, Texas .