Election Information

Upcoming May General 

City Council General Election

Election Day: Saturday, May 5, 2018

Places to be Elected: Mayor, Councilmember Place 1, Councilmember Place 2
Notice - Dates to File Application for Place on Ballot - January 17, 2018 through February 16, 2018 - 
Applications Submitted (in order of being received by City Secretary)


Councilmember Place 1

Councilmember Place 2

Important Election Information:

Early Voting and Election Day Voting will be held at City Hall - 900 Thompson Street

Candidate Qualifications:
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be 21 years of age
  • Be a qualified voter
  • Not been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court
  • Not been finally convicted of a felony from which not pardoned
  • Resided continuously in state for 12 months and city for 6 full months before the last allowed filing date for the election for a place on the City Council. Twelve months of residency before the date of election (May 6) is required for the position of mayor.
First Day to Vote Early in Person: April 23, 2018

Last Day to Vote Early in Person: May 1, 2018
Election Day: 
Saturday, May 5, 2018

Vote by Mail
To be eligible to vote early by mail in Texas, you must: 
  • be 65 years or older;
  • be disabled;
  • be out of the county on election day and during the period for early voting by personal appearance; or
  • be confined in jail, but otherwise eligible.
If a voter is unable to vote in person during the Early Voting period or on Election Day, the voter may submit an application (Spanish) to the City Secretary for a ballot to vote by mail. Voters must submit a new application each calendar year starting on January 1.  You may submit a request online for an Application for Ballots By Mail through the Secretary of State website which will be valid for all elections held in Wise County for the calendar year.  The Secretary of State website and further information may be accessed HERE. Applications for ballots by mail must be received no later than the close of business on April 20, 2018. Application can be dropped off or mailed to City Hall, 900 Thompson Street, Bridgeport. TX 76426