Friday, February 28, 2020

Southlake General Election Voting Information

The City of Southlake will hold a General Election for Mayor and City Council member, Place 2 on May 12, 2012 with three candidates on the ballot. The candidate for Mayor is John Terrell. For Place 2, the candidates are Carolyn Morris and Greg Standerfer.

On Election Day, polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. In order to vote in the May 12, 2012 general election, a citizen must be registered to vote no later than April 12, 2012. To check your voter registration status, click here.  To check if you are registered to vote in Tarrant County, click here. To check if you are registered to vote in Denton County, click here.

As the City of Southlake is situated in both Denton and Tarrant County, it is important that Southlake voters remember to vote in their county precinct polling location on Election Day.  A listing of Tarrant County and Denton County Election Day polling locations will be provided on the City Secretary’s website when they become available. Citizens are encouraged to bring their voter registration cards with them to the polling location.

Early Voting by Personal Appearance

The first day for early voting by personal appearance began April 30, 2012 and ended May 8, 2012.  Southlake residents may vote at any early voting location for the county in which they reside. The hours of the polling locations during early voting are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., unless otherwise indicated. A list of early voting locations and hours of operation will be provided on the City Secretary’s website when they become available.

Early Voting by Mail

A registered voter is eligible for early voting by mail if the voter meets at least one of four criteria. Visit the City of Southlake’s Election webpage for more information about the requirements for early voting by mail.

More Information

In order to help keep the election process transparent and fair there are several governmental bodies you can contact with questions:

  • Southlake City Secretary’s Office: (817) 748-8015
  • Texas Secretary of State – serves as Chief Election Officer. By phone: (800) 252-8683 or at www.VOTExas.org.
  • The Texas Ethics Commission: (800) 325-8506.
  • Tarrant County Elections Administration Office: (817) 831-8683.
  • Denton County Elections Administration Office: (940) 349-3200.