Important Election Dates - May 7, 2022 General Election

January 19, 2022First day for a candidate to file in the General Election
February 18, 2022Last day for a candidate to file in the General Election
February 22, 2022Last day for a write-in candidate to file in the General Election.
February 25, 2022Last day for a candidate to withdraw from the General Election
February 28, 2022 (City of Southlake General Election to be cancelled during the March 1, 2022 Council meeting due to uncontested candidates.)Conduct drawing for order of names on ballot. Recommended period to conduct drawing is Feb. 24-28.
April 7, 2022Last day to register to vote in the May 7, 2022 General Election
April 22, 2022Last day to receive application from voter in person for a ballot to be voted by mail
April 25, 2022First day of early voting by personal appearance
April 26, 2022Last day to receive application by mail for a ballot to be voted by mail
May 3, 2022Last day of early voting by personal appearance.
Poll hours: 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
May 7, 2022General Election Day
Poll Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
May 17, 2022Canvassing period is anytime between May 10-18, 2022. Not necessary, since the city had an uncontested election.