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.
MAY 4, 2019 GENERAL ELECTION
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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.
Early Voting ends on April 30, 2019. Voting is at the Kaufman County Sub-Courthouse located at 200 E. Main Street. The hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
On Election Day (Saturday, May 4, 2019) voters will vote at the First Baptist Church of Forney, 1003 FM 741, Forney, Texas 75126.
Kaufman County Elections Office
The City contracts with the Kaufman County Elections Office to conduct our elections:
100 N Washington Street
Kaufman, TX 75142
For information on your voting precinct, please contact them at 972-932-0298.