Sunday, September 15, 2019

Christopher Archer Elected to Place 6

Christopher Archer will be the newest member of the City Council following the recent election to fill the Place 6 seat.

Mr. Archer received 61 percent of the votes cast in the special election.

“I have to give a huge Thank You to my incredible wife, Stacey, and my whole family. I could not have done it without all of you,” Archer said on his Facebook page.

The 53-year old business owner resigned his post as Carroll ISD School Board President on September 11 and will take the Oath of Office for the City Council on September 19. A reception to honor Archer will also take place during the work session of the September 19 meeting. The term ends in May of 2020. The Place 6 seat was vacated by Gary Fawks who stepped down in May.

Mr. Archer has resided in Southlake since 1998 and currently lives in the Timarron subdivision with his wife, Stacey. Between them, they have five children, two graduates from Carroll and three current Dragons.

 

Early Voting and Election Day for Place 6 Information

Early voting began August 23 and will continue through September 5, and Election Day is scheduled for September 9.  Find information on where and when you can vote below.

Early Voting:  August 23 – September 5

Early voting will be conducted at Town Hall, in the 3rd floor training rooms, for BOTH Tarrant and Denton County Southlake residents.

August 23 – 25 (Wed, Thurs, Fri)               8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
August 26 – 27 (Sat, Sun)                             Closed
August 28 -31 (Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs)   8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
September 1 (Fri)                                           7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
September 2 (Sat)                                          7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
September 3 (Sun)                                         Closed
September 4 (Mon)                                       Closed for Labor Day
September 5 (Tues)                                       7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

Election Day:  Saturday, September 9, 7:00 AM-7:00 PM

Election Day voting will be conducted at Town Hall, in the 3rd floor training rooms, for BOTH Tarrant and Denton County Southlake residents. 

Apply for Ballot by Mail (Absentee Ballot)

Election Day is several weeks away, but there are a few things you can do now to make sure your voice is heard.

If you know you are going to be out of town during both the early voting period and on election day, or if you are 65 years of age or older, you are eligible to request a Ballot by Mail (Absentee Ballot) from the County Elections Administrator for the county in which you live.

Tarrant County voters, please access the Tarrant County Elections website for more information.  Click here to access the Official Application for Ballot by Mail Form.  August 29th is the deadline to submit an application by mail, fax to 817-831-6118, or email to votebymail@tarrantcounty.com.

Denton County voters, please access the Denton County Elections website for more information.  Click here to access the Official Application for Ballot by Mail Form.  August 29th is the deadline to submit an application by mail, fax to 940-349-3201, or email to elections@dentoncounty.com.

Remember – vote early! Early voting began August 23 and will continue through September 5. Both Tarrant County and Denton County voters can vote in Southlake Town Hall during the period of early voting and on election day.

Please contact the City Secretary’s Office with any election questions at 817-748-8183 or visit our elections page.

Three Candidates File for Special Election

The City Council candidates, and the date is set for the upcoming special election.

The election will take place September 9th with three candidates vying for the Place 6 seat.  Here’s how they will appear on the ballot:

  • Shauna Newman
  • Christopher Archer
  • Stephen (Steve) Luhrs

Visit the City’s Candidate Information page for each candidate’s filing information.

Denton County Residents needed as Poll workers

The City is in need of three volunteers to serve as Denton County Election Poll Workers for the September 9th Special Election.  Please consider serving the community and taking part in the election process.

To be eligible for this unique opportunity, you must meet these specific requirements:

  • Must be a Denton County registered voter who lives in Southlake, and
  • Must be available during the early voting period (August 23 – September 5) and/or on Election Day (September 9), and
  • Cannot be an elected official or be employed by an elected official.

You will be paid for your service, as follows:

  • During early voting, the lead clerk will get $10/hour and secondary clerks will get $9/hour,
  • On Election Day, the presiding judge will get $11/hour, alternate judge $10/hour, and clerks $9/hour.
  • For more information, please contact the City Secretary’s Office at 817-748-8183.
  • We appreciate your time and assistance!

Early voting takes place August 23-September 5th.  For more information about the election, please visit CityofSouthlake.com/Elections

Voter Information for May 2014 Election

VoteElection Day is May 10, 2014.  This is an opportunity for Southlake’s qualified, registered voters to vote for the purpose of electing persons to Places 1 and 6 on the City Council and school board trustees for the following districts: Keller ISD, Grapevine-Colleyville ISD, and Northwest ISD.  The candidates in the Carroll ISD election were unopposed and therefore will not have an election.

There are four Southlake City Council Candidates running for office:

Place 1

  • Martin Schelling
  • Shahid Shafi

Place 6

  • Virginia M. Muzyka
  • Gary Fawks

Southlake voters must go to their county precinct polling location on Election Day. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Election Day – Polling Locations

Tarrant County Residents

  • Carroll Senior High School
  • 1501 West Southlake Boulevard (Intersection of Southlake Boulevard & Peytonville)
  • Southlake, Texas 76092

Denton County Residents

  • Trophy Club Svore Municipal Building
  • 100 Municipal Drive
  • Trophy Club, Texas 76262

In order to vote in the May 10, 2014 general election, a citizen must have registered to vote no later than April 10, 2014.  Voters are required to present an approved form of photo identification in order to vote in all Texas Elections.  Please click on appropriate links above to determine if you are registered to vote in your county.

Results will be available on the Denton and Tarrant County election websites after the polls close at 7:00 p.m.  Questions regarding  the May 10th election may be directed to the Southlake City Secretary’s office (817) 748-8016.