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Election Information

Next City Election – Saturday May 6th, 2017 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
For  Mayor

 Early Voting Dates: 

Click here for county wide early voting information

April 24 - May 2, 2017

Early Voting Times:

April 24 - April 28, 2017  8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
April 29, 2017   8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
April 30, 2017   CLOSED
May 1 - 2, 2017   7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


Early Voting Location:
Richmond Water Maintenance Facility
110 North 8th Street
Richmond, Texas 77469

Polling Place and Addresses on May 6, 2017:

Richmond Water Maintenance Facility * 110 No. 8th Street * Richmond, Texas 77469

Candidate Qualifications
Please visit the Texas Secretary of State Website www.sos.state.tx.us for all Candidate Qualifications.

Filing Dates for Application for a Place on the Ballot
The first day a candidate may file for a place on the ballot is January 18, 2017.
To file as a candidate, a completed, notarized application must be filed with the City Secretary by 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 17th, 2017.


Candidate Information Packets
Available at City Hall after filing application

For Additional Candidate Forms and Information please visit

For Election Laws and Information please visit

May 6, 2017 City Election Calendar

May 6, 2017 – Election Date

Authority conducting elections *Local political subdivisions other than counties
County-ordered elections may not be held on this date. County Election Officials may, but is not required to, contract to provide election services to political subdivisions.)
First Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (for cities and schools ONLY) (filing deadline for other political subdivisions may vary)
January 18, 2017
Last Day to File for Place on Ballot
by 5:00 p.m. CST February 17, 2017

Last Day to Register to Vote April 6, 2017
First Day of Early Voting April 24, 2017
Last Day of Early Voting May 2, 2017


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