Hempstead City Hall: 1125 Austin Street || Hempstead, TX 77445 || Phone: (979) 826-2486 || Fax: (979) 826-6703

City Elections

The requirements/qualifications to serve on the Hempstead City Council are found in the Home Rule Charter as follows:
A Candidate for Mayor or Councilmember :

  1. Shall reside within the City
  2. Must be a citizen of the United States
  3. At least eighteen (18) years of age
  4. A qualified voter residing within the City for at least twelve (12) months prior to his/her election

If you would like to file an application for a place on the General Election ballot, please stop by the City Hall (1125 Austin St.)
to pick up a Candidate Packet from the City Secretary.
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To Hempstead

The City of Hempstead is located 50 miles west of Downtown Houston, Texas and also located near strong academic institutions such as Prairie View A&M University, Texas A&M University, and Blinn College. While visiting the City of Hempstead, do not hesitate to stop and enjoy a mixture of the foods from Italian to Bar-B-Que. Be sure and try one of our really sweet and juicy watermelons, very sure to please! We look forward to you visiting our City.

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