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

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)

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,, 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. 

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