Special Election Information

On August 15, 2023, City Council approved Ordinance No. 23-21 ordering a Special Election to be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 for the purpose of submitting to qualified voters of the city several charter amendments.  The city charter is the fundamental governing document for the city and outlines certain authorities and restrictions the city has over municipal affairs. 

The ordinance and proposed charter changes can be found at the following links: 

Election Day Vote Centers

On Election Day, Tuesday,  November 7, 2023, registered voters in Kaufman County may vote at any location from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.Early  Election Day Voting Hours Dates Locations

Elected Officers & Candidacy Requirements

City Council Elections

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. 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. 

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