R-18-06 Cancel Election Districts 5&7 2018 Eng

 

R-18-06

RESOLUTION

ORDER AND NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF CITY GENERAL ELECTION FOR DISTRICTS 5 AND 7

To the Resident Qualified Voters of the City of Marshall, Texas:WHEREAS, a general election was ordered to be held on May 5, 2018, by the

City Commission on the 25th day of January 2018, to elect Commissioners from Districts 5, 6, and 7; and

WHEREAS, the deadline for filing an application for a place on the ballot was February 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.: and,

WHEREAS, the deadline for write-in candidates to file declarations of write-in candidacy was February 20, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.: and,

WHEREAS, the City Secretary of the City of Marshall has certified the unopposed status of Vernia Calhoun, and Doug Lewis.

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MARSHALL:

1.

That the general election to be held in the City of Marshall, Texas, on the 5th day of May, 2018, at which election candidates for the office of Commissioner Districts 5 and 7 was to be submitted to the resident qualified voters of said City for their action thereon is hereby canceled.

2.

In accordance with Section 2.053 of the Texas Election Code, the following unopposed candidates are hereby declared duly elected to the respective offices shown:

Vernia Calhoun, City Commissioner District 5 Doug Lewis, City Commissioner District 7

3.

A copy of this Resolution signed by the Chairman of the City Commission and attested by the City Secretary shall serve as proper notice of cancellation of said general election. The City Secretary is authorized and directed to post on Election Day a properly executed copy of said Notice of Cancellation of City General Election at City Hall and at each polling place that would have been used had the election not been cancelled.

PASSED, APPROVED, AND ADOPTED this ofMarch 2018.

AYES: 6



NOES: O

ABSTAINED: O

ATTEST:

CITY SECRETARY

 

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