Elections

The Elections in the City of Friona are conducted by the City Secretary, Rosa Mendez. School board, mayor, and aldermen elections are typically held in May. The polling place for Friona residents is located at Friona City Hall, 623 Main Street, 79035.

Register to Vote

You are eligible to register to vote if:

  • You are a United States citizen;

  • You are a resident of the county where you submit the application;

  • You are at least 17 years and 10 months old, and you are 18 years of age on
    Election Day.

  • You are not a convicted felon (you may be eligible to vote if you have completed your sentence, probation, and parole); and

  • You have not been declared by a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be either totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote.

The last day to register for any election is 30 days before the election you wish to vote in. For the November 5, 2019 election, you must register by October 7, 2019.

Voter Registration Card

To register to vote, you may pick up, fill out, and return a voter registration card at Friona City Hall, 623 Main Street, 79035.

Student Election Workers

High School students who are at least 16 years or older may take part in the electoral process by serving as election clerks at the polling place during Early Voting or Election Day. They must be enrolled in a public, private, or home school and have the consent of the principal or parent/guardian (for home school) to serve as an election clerk. The elections officials need to have written permission from the student’s parents or guardians to serve in the election.

This program aims to provide students the opportunity to engage in the electoral process and emphasize the importance of the rights and responsibilities of voters to participate in democracy. Recruitment for student election workers in Friona begins in late March. Interested applicants must fill out the student poll worker and permission slip and return to Friona High School office or at Friona City Hall.

Benefits

  • Student Election Clerks are paid $10.00 an hour

  • Impressive skill for resumé and college applications

  • Earn community service hours

  • Gain practical experience and learn about the democratic process

  • You will be attending two training workshops to better inform you of your duties

Responsibilities

  • Organizing the polling place before polls open

  • Ensuring that qualified voters are allowed to vote

  • Checking in and distributing ballots to voters

  • Provide instructions and assistance to voters and answer any questions

*UPCOMING ELECTIONS*
For information about the 2020 General Election, click here.

Mayor’s office and two aldermen’s positions will be up for election in 2020