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.  City Council members are elected for staggered 2-year terms.  

2023 General Election

On May 6, 2023, voters will elect representatives for the following City Council positions:

  • Place 2
  • Place 4
  • Place 6
  • Mayor

 Council Candidates

 Place 2

  • Cecil Chambers (unopposed)

 Place 4

  • Sarah Salgado (unopposed)

 Place 6

  • Nate Dettmer
  • Greg Helm


  • Mike Thomas
  • Jason Roberson

Place Numbers

While the City Council is elected by place number, the number is for candidacy purposes only and each member represents the entire population of Forney. 

Early Voting Locations and Hours

Early Voting County Locations and Hours 

Election Day Voting Locations

On Election Day, Saturday,  May 6, 2023, registered voters in Kaufman County may vote at any location from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  View Election Day Vote Centers


Notice of Deadline to File for Place on the Ballot
Application for a Place on the Ballot
Notice of Drawing
Notice of Election

Kaufman County Elections Office

The City contracts with the Kaufman County Elections Office to conduct our elections.

P.O. 1347 
Kaufman, Texas 75142
Phone: 469-376-4595

November 2022 Bond Election Results

The November 2022 Unofficial Election results are available here. The City of Forney held a Bond Election on November 8, 2022.  

The November 2022 Election Results are available here: Summary of Election Results