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.


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 ( 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.


Notice of Deadline to file applications for a Place on the Ballot

Notice of General Election

Candidate Packet - Part 1

Candidate Packet - Part 2

Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot

City Secretary's Office will be open on Good Friday from 9:00 a.m. to Noon.

Notice of General Election

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.  

May 4, 2019 Election Results

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: 972-932-0298

More Information

For information on your voting precinct, please contact them at 972-932-0298.