Elections

City Elections

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The City Secretary's Office is responsible for conducting municipal elections as prescribed by the Election Code of the State of Texas and the City Charter.

The governing and lawmaking body of the city shall consist of the mayor and six council members who shall be elected for terms of three years. All places, including the mayor, will be elected at large. No person shall serve as mayor or as a council member for more than two successive elected terms. A term of office shall be defined as an elected period of three years

​Current City Council Election - May 6, 2017

On May 6, 2017 there will be an election held for the purpose of electing persons to City Council, Place 1; and City Council, Place 6.

The filing period for this election will begin January 18, 2017 and will end on February 17, 2017. The time frame for declaration for write-in candidacy will end on February 21, 2017.

The City Secretary’s Office will publish the applications received on a daily basis after 5:00 p.m. Click here to see candidate information. 

Uniform Election Date


  • Municipal elections are held annually in May (first Saturday), as authorized by state law.

Future Elections


The following elections shall take place as listed below:
  • May 6, 2017 - Places 1 and 6 will be elected
  • May 5, 2018 - Mayor and Place 2 will be elected