City of La Porte News

Posted on: February 7, 2017

Election Information

Election Information

Dear Voter,


Election Day is Saturday, May 6, 2017.  The La Porte City Secretary is administering a joint election for the City, LPISD and San Jacinto College (for those areas located within the City of La Porte).


Early voting is on weekdays beginning Monday, April 24, 2017, and continuing through Tuesday, May 2. There are two 12-hour days, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. during early voting - Wednesday, April 26, and Tuesday, May 2. Hours for all other days during early voting are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. No polling locations will be open Saturday or Sunday. There will be two early voting polling locations: City Hall Council Chambers, 604 W. Fairmont Pkwy, La Porte, and the Instructional Technology Building (a/k/a ITC Building), 9832 Spencer Hwy, La Porte. Both early voting polling locations are open the same days and the same hours as mentioned above.


Election Day polling places are open from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.; and the polling locations are: Precincts 1, 2, 3, and 6 vote at the ITC Building; Precincts 4 & 5 vote at City Hall Council Chambers; and Precinct 7, which is only for those voters living in Deer Park but zoned to LPISD, vote at College Park Elementary School, 4315 Luella, Deer Park.  


Please come out and vote!  If you have any questions, please call 281-470-5019 and ask to speak to Election Administrators Patrice Fogarty or Sharon Harris.


Administering Elections


The City Secretary serves as the Chief Elections Official for the City of La Porte. The City Secretary administers all City elections in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas. The City conducts joint elections with the La Porte Independent School District and San Jacinto College.

Order of Election 2017 | Orden de Elección

Ordinance Ordering Election 2017

Notice of General Election 2017 | Aviso Sobre Elecciones Generales

Notice of General Election 2017

Candidates 2017 | Candidatos

Candidate Information 2017 

Voter ID Press Release 

Voter Identification Changes

General Elections

The General Election for members of City Council is held annually on the 1st Saturday in May.

Special Elections

Special elections are ordered by City Council when needed.  


Support & Guidance

The City Secretary provides staff support and guidance during all election processes and procedures. 

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