Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Voter Registration and Early Voting Dates for July 14 Primary Runoff Election

Voting for the Republican and Democratic Runoff Election has been postponed until Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Early voting will be July 6- 10, 2020

If you plan to participate in this election, you must be registered to vote 30 days before the election. The deadline to register is Monday, June 15, 2020.

Voting for the Southlake General and Bond Election has been postponed to November 3, 2020 from its original date of May 2, 2020, or to an earlier option as specified by Governor Greg Abbott.

Tarrant County Notice of Election Postponement
Denton County Notice of Election Postponement

Any candidate who filed for the May 2 election will remain valid and the filing period will not be reopened for the new November 3 election date.

For more information on elections, please visit CityofSouthlake.com/Elections.

The chart below outlines deadlines and dates for the July 14 Primary Runoff Election.

 

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 – Primary Runoff Election
First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Postcard Application (FPCA) Wednesday, January 1, 2020*
*First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday. An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2020 election may be file earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January of February election.
Last Day to Register to Vote Monday, June 15, 2020
Last Day to Apply by Mail
(Received, not Postmarked)
Thursday, July 2, 2020
First Day of Early Voting Monday, July 6, 2020
Last Day of Early Voting Friday, July 10, 2020
Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail Tuesday, July 14, 2020 (Election Day at 7 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Wednesday, July 15, 2020 (next business day after Election Day) at 5 p.m. if carrier envelop is postmarked by 7 p.m. at the location of  the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)

May 2 Election Postponed

On March 23, 2020 the Southlake City Council voted to postpone the May 2 General and City Bond Elections to November 3, 2020 or an earlier date, as specified by Texas Governor Greg Abbott.  

Early voting in April will also not be held. The annual Candidate’s Forum is also canceled. 

Candidates who filed for office for the May 2, 2020 election are valid. The filing period will NOT be reopened for other candidates for the new election date.  

The new election date will be created and announced in accordance with the law. Click here for more information. 

To help you stay informed as this situation evolves, the City of Southlake has created an information page, www.ProtectSouthlake.com, that provides a centralized place for Southlake news and resources. It also contains links to the COVID-19 pages located on county, state and federal sites. 

For mobile phone text message updates from the City, type PROTECTSLK to 888-777. Be sure to follow Mayor Hill’s Facebook page and the City’s social media for the latest City news and to stay connected with us and each other. 

May 4, 2019 General Election

Southlake City Council called a General Election for May 4, 2019 to elect three positions on council.

The first day to file an Application for a Place on the ballot is Wednesday, Jan. 16. The last day to file an Application for a Place on the ballot is Friday, Feb. 15.

The General Election is to elect the positions of Council Place 3, Place 4 and Place 5.

Interested parties must turn in their application at Southlake Town Hall at the City’s Secretary’s Office. Office hours are Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

If you have any questions, please contact the City’s Secretary Office at 817-748-8183

Voting in the General & Special Elections Takes Place May 9

VoteVoting in the General and Special Elections will take place Saturday, May 9, 2015. As Southlake is located in two counties, Denton and Tarrant, Southlake registered voters need to be aware that they can only vote at polling locations within their county.

If you are a Tarrant County Voter, voting will take place at Carroll Senior High School, 1501 West Southlake Boulevard,: 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Here is the Tarrant County Sample Ballot. It contains information about what voters will be asked to consider on Election Day. 

If you are a Denton County Voter, voting will take place at Roanoke City Hall, 108 South Oak Street, Roanoke.  Here is the Denton County Sample Ballot. It contains information about what voters will be asked to consider on Election Day. 

Voters are required to present an approved form of photo identification in order to vote in all Texas Elections. Acceptable ID includes:

  • Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
  • Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
  • Texas personal identification card issued by DPS
  • Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS
  • United States military identification card containing the person’s photograph
  • United States citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph
  • United States passport

With the exception of the U.S. citizenship certificate, the identification must be current or have expired no more than 60 days before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place. Please visit this site for additional information.

Additional election information can be found on the City’s website www.CityofSouthlake.com. If you have questions about the election processes please call the City Secretary’s office at (817) 748-8016.

Early Voting for the General & Special Elections Begins April 27

Early voting by personal appearance begins Monday, April 27 and continues through Tuesday, May 5.  If you are a registered voter in Tarrant County and your city or school district is having an election, you may vote in Town Hall during the early voting period.

As Southlake is located in two counties, Denton and Tarrant, Southlake registered voters need to be aware that they can only vote at polling locations within their county. During the period of early voting, voters can vote at any polling location within their county.   To see a full listing of early voting polling locations, please click on each county link: Tarrant County or Denton County.  On Election Day, May 9, Southlake voters can only vote at the locations shown below.

Southlake Town Hall, 1400 Main Street, is an early voting location for all Tarrant County entities (schools and municipalities) conducting an election on May 9, 2015.  Early voting will take place on the third floor  in rooms 3C and 3D. Here is the Tarrant County Sample Ballot. 

Tarrant Early Voting Schedule

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you are a Denton County Voter, early voting will take place at Roanoke City Hall, 108 South Oak Street, Roanoke.  Here is the Denton County Sample Ballot

Denton Early Voting Schedule

 

 

 

 

 

 

Voters are required to present an approved form of photo identification in order to vote in all Texas Elections.  Acceptable ID includes:

  • Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
  • Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
  • Texas personal identification card issued by DPS
  • Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS
  • United States military identification card containing the person’s photograph
  • United States citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph
  • United States passport

With the exception of the U.S. citizenship certificate, the identification must be current or have expired no more than 60 days before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place.  Please visit this site for additional information.

Additional election information can be found on the City’s website www.CityofSouthlake.com.  If you have questions about the election process please call the City Secretary’s office at (817) 748-8016.

Filing for General Election Closes

vote_ballot_boxThe filing period is over for Southlake’s May 9th general election.  A total of four candidates have filed for two offices.

Carolyn Morris and Laura Hill have both filed as Mayoral candidates.  Morris is currently is the Place 2 Council member.  She has reached the two term limit per the City’s charter.  Hill is currently the Mayor Pro Tem.

For Place 2, Sean McCaskill and Pamela A. Muller have filed their candidacy.  McCaskill recently stepped down from the City’s Planning and Zoning Commission.  Muller is a former City Council member.

Two special elections will also be held on May 9th.  One will concern a special sales tax election that would ask voters to consider a reduction of the Crime Control and Prevention District (CCPD) rate from 1/2 cent to 1/8 cent.  It would then create a new Type A Economic Development Corporation to fund the construction and operations of The Marq Southlake and to allow for the promotion of economic development.

The second special election will fill a vacancy due to the resignation of Laura Hill, Place 5.  The term expires May 2016.  The filing period for this special election began February 18, 2015 and will conclude at 5:00 p.m. on March 9, 2015.

For more information on filing for Place 5 please visit the City’s election information webpage.

Important Voting Deadlines

  • April 9, 2015, Last day to register to vote in the May 9, 2015 General Election
  • April 27, 2015, First day of early voting
  • May 5, 2015, Last day of early voting
  • May 9, 2015, Saturday Election Day

Additional election information can be found on the City’s website www.CityofSouthlake.com. If you have questions about the election process please call the City Secretary’s office at (817) 748-8016.

 

Filing Is Open for May 2015 General Election

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Candidate filing is open for the May 2015 General Election

Filing began Wednesday, January 28th, for the May 9, 2015 General Election for Mayor and City Council, Place 2.  Those who are interested in filing for office can do so now in the City Secretary’s Office during regular business hours through 5:00 p.m. on February 27, 2015.

Important Candidate Filing Dates

  • January 28, 2015, First day to file for general election candidacy
  • February 27, 2015, Last day to file for general election candidacy

The City of Southlake is situated in two counties–Denton and Tarrant.  Please click on appropriate link to determine if you are registered to vote.  In order to vote in the May 9, 2015 General Election, a citizen must be registered to vote no later than April 9, 2015.  Voters are required to present an approved form of photo identification in order to vote in all Texas elections.  Click here for acceptable forms of identification.

Important Voting Deadlines

  • April 9, 2015, Last day to register to vote in the May 9, 2015 General Election
  • April 27, 2015, First day of early voting
  • May 5, 2015, Last day of early voting
  • May 9, 2015, Saturday Election Day

Additional election information can be found on the City’s website www.CityofSouthlake.com.  If you have questions about the election process please call the City Secretary’s office at (817) 748-8016.