Election Information

For Candidates


It is the responsibility and honor of the City Secretary's Office to conduct and oversee the City Council election process for the City of Midlothian. Elections are conducted annually on the Uniform Election Day in May (the first Saturday in May.)
 
However, Texas Election laws regarding campaign finances and legal matters limit the role of the City Secretary’s Office to accepting and filing the various candidate applications, affidavits and statements and noting the date of filing.

The required election forms and instruction guides are provided on this site for your convenience. Please note that all election records and campaign reports are considered Open Records and will be viewed as such by newspaper/media reporters and opponents.

Political Sign Information

TXDOT Rules on Campaign Signs

Please, do not hesitate to call or visit the City Secretary's Office if you are in need of assistance. After-hour appointments are available if necessary. 
  

Notice of Election

On August 15, 2017 the City Council approved Ordinance 2017-57 ordering a bond election with four propositions to be held on November 7, 2017.  View the notice of election in English or Spanish. The four propositions include the following:
  
PROPOSITION A:
THE ISSUANCE OF $9,100,000 TAX BONDS BY THE CITY OF MIDLOTHIAN FOR CONSTRUCTING AND EQUIPPING FIRE SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS

PROPOSITION B:
THE ISSUANCE OF $22,00,000 TAX BONDS BY THE CITY OF MIDLOTHIAN FOR STREET AND ROAD IMPROVEMENTS

PROPOSITION C:
THE ISSUANCE OF $33,000,000 TAX BONDS BY THE CITY OF MIDLOTHIAN FOR CONSTRUCTING AND EQUIPPING A MULTI-PURPOSE PUBLIC SAFTEY CENTER

PROPOSITION D:
THE ISSUANCE OF $16,100,000 TAX BONDS BY THE CITY OF MIDLOTHIAN FOR PARKS AND RECREATION IMPROVEMENTS

Reporting, Contributions & Expenditures


Questions regarding reporting procedures, contributions and expenditures are to be directed to the Texas Ethics Commission at (512) 463-5800 or (800) 325-8506

Election Law


Questions regarding election law are to be directed to the Secretary of State at (512) 463-5650 or
(800) 252-8683