Elections/Elecciones

2024 General Election - Saturday, May 4, 2024

The following terms are expiring in May of 2024:

  • Mayor - Laurie B. Kincannon
  • Council Position 2 - Charley Tindol
  • Council Position 5 - Lauren Raynes Buchanan

Candidate Filings for 2024 Election (Updated January 22, 2024)

Notice of Deadline to File an Application for Place on the Ballot
Application for Place on the Ballot(English and Spanish)

City Council positions are for two-year terms. Candidates:

  • must be 18 years of age
  • must have resided a minimum of 1 years in the state 
  • must have resided a minimum of 6 months in the City of West Columbia, Texas for Council Positions and 1 year for Mayor
  • must be a registered voter in Brazoria County by the filing deadline (February 16th)

More information is available in the candidate packet. You can pick up a copy at City Hall, 512 E. Brazos Avenue, West Columbia, Texas.

Applications may be submitted in person to the City Secretary at City Hall; by mail at City Hall Attn: City Secretary PO Box 487 West Columbia, TX 77486; or emailed to citysecretary@westcolumbiatx,.org. Applications are accepted beginning January 17th and ending February 16th at 5:00 p.m.

Elections are held in May of each year. To vote in an election, you must be registered to vote at least 30 days before the election date. You can register to vote here no later than April 4th, 2024. 

For more information regarding city council elections, you may contact the City Secretary at citysecretary@westcolumbiatx.org.