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.                                                                                                                 

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.                         

May 7, 2022 General Election

The City of Forney's General Election will be held on May 7, 2022. Places 1, 3 and 5 are up for election.  Click on the following link for a copy of the Application for a Place on the Ballot.  The first day to file the Application for a Place on the Ballot is January 19, 2022 and the last day to file is February 18, 2022 (before 5:00 p.m.).  Applications can be filed in person, by mail or by email (to [email protected]).  The Texas Ethics Commission requires that a candidate file a Campaign Treasurer Appointment when they file their Application for a Place on the Ballot.

Important Dates

  • The last day to register to vote is April 7, 2022. Information on registering to vote can be found at https://www.votetexas.gov/register/index.html.
  • Early Voting starts on April 25, 2022 and ends on May 3, 2022.
  • Election Day is Saturday, May 7, 2022.

Election Day Voting Locations

On Election Day, Saturday, May 7, 2022, registered voters in Kaufman County may vote at any location from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  See Election Day Vote Centers below for the full list.

Runoff Election

The General Election held on May 7, 2022, resulted in a tie vote for the Place 3 position.  A Runoff Election will be held on Saturday, June 18, 2022, from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.  Early Voting starts on Monday, June 6, 2022.  Please see the attached Notice of Runoff Election for more information.

NOTICES

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

Notice of Drawing for Place on the Ballot 

Notice of General and Special Election

Early Voting Information

Election Day Vote Centers 

Notice of Runoff Election

More Information

For more voter information please call the Kaufman County Elections Office.

Kaufman County Elections Office

The City contracts with the Kaufman County Elections Office to conduct our elections:
100 N Washington Street
Kaufman, TX 75142
Phone: 469-376-4686