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Posted on: December 30, 2019

Preparations Begin for City Officers Election


The 2020 City Officers election will be held on Saturday, May 2nd.  This year’s slate of offices includes Councilmembers to represent Places 1, 3 and 5. 

The first day to file an application for a place on the ballot is Wednesday, January 15th.  The application deadline is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, February 14th.  Applications for a place on the ballot are available at City Hall in the office of the City Secretary. Candidates must meet any state requirements along with the City qualifications for candidacy including: petition signed by twenty-five (25) qualified voters residing within the City and shall be a resident of the City for one (1) year.

The Mayor and all Councilmember Places are elected at large by majority vote.

Anyone not currently registered to vote has until April 2nd to register in order to cast a ballot in the May 2nd election. Voter registration applications may be obtained at City Hall.  Questions concerning voter registration should be directed to the Dallas County Voter Registration Department at (214) 819-6389.  

Additional information regarding the upcoming election may be obtained by contacting the City Secretary at (972) 287-6819.




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