General Election Information

City elections are held every May. In odd numbered years, Places 2, 4, and 6 and the Mayor positions are up for election. In even numbered years, Places 1, 3 and 5 positions are up for election. The City Charter, Article V (PDF) sets out the provisions for filing for office.

The City contracts with the Kaufman County Elections Office to conduct our elections. For information on your voting precinct, please contact them at 972.932.0298. Click on "Kaufman County Elections Office" in the column on the right for a direct link to their website.


This year the Mayor and Places 2, 4, and 6 are up for election.  An Application for a Place on the Ballot can be obtained by clicking the link or requesting a copy from the City Secretary by email ( or by phone (972-564-7302).

The first day to file the Application for a Place on the Ballot is Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  All Applications must be an original, signed and notarized copy and filed in person with the City Secretary.  We cannot accept an Application by email.  The last day to file an Application for a Place on the Ballot is 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 15, 2019.


Contact Us

  1. City Secretary


    101 E. MAIN ST. 
    FORNEY, TX 75126
    PH: 972.564.7302

    Kaufman county elections office

    KAUFMAN, TX 75142
    PH: 972.932.0298