Election Information

Upcoming May General

Notice of General Election - City Council (PDF)

Notice of Special Election - Charitable Bingo (PDF)

City Council General Election

Election Day: Saturday, May 4, 2019

Places to be Elected:

Place 3

Place 4

Place 5

Candidate Applications Filed

Councilmember Place  3

  • Jimmy Meyer

Councilmember Place 4

  • Bobby Brazier
  • Vella Alexander

Councilmember Place 5

  • Bryson Boyd
  • Billy Fred Walker

Important Election Information:

Location(s) of Polling Places  (Direccion(Es) De Las Casillas Electorales)

Election Day
Bridgeport Municipal Building (En la Edificio Municipales)
900 Thompson Street
Bridgeport, TX 76426

Early Voting

Early voting by personal appearance will be conducted each weekday at:
(La votación adelantada en persona se llevará a cabo de lunes a viernes en)

Bridgeport Law Enforcement Center (Centro de aplicación de leyes de Bridgeport)
1000 Thompson Street
Bridgeport, TX 76426

Candidate Qualifications

  • Be a United States citizen;
  • Be 18 years of age or older;
  • Be a qualified voter;
  • Reside and have been residing for at least twelve (12) months preceding the date of election within the corporate limits of the City;
  • Not be indebted to the City or be delinquent in the payment to the City of any tax or assessment;
  • No candidate may file for more than one office or position number per election;
  • Must satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law.

First Day to Vote Early in Person: April 22, 2019

Last Day to Vote Early in Person: April 30, 2019

Election Day: 

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) (PDF) 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 on the Texas Secretary of State website. 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