The Texas Election Code sets the filing deadline for a place on the ballot of an election on a uniform election date at the 78th day before Election Day (Section 143.007(c)) and provides that the first day to file an application is 30th day before the filing deadline (Section 143.007(a)).
The filing deadline/78th day before the May 3rd election date is Friday, February 14, 2025 by 5:00 p.m.**
The first day for filing an application is the 30th day preceding, which is Wednesday, January 15, 2025.
** Regular business hours for the City Secretary’s Office are Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the office closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m. each day. The filing location is the City Secretary’s Office, 100 Energy Way, 7th Floor, Fort Worth, TX 76102. **