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. 

May 6, 2017 General Election

The City has cancelled the election for the positions of Mayor, Councilmember Place 1 and Councilmember Place 2 as all candidates are unopposed.  An Order of Cancellation was approved at the February 28, 2017 City Council meeting.

 Applications received:
Mayor - Bill Houston
Councilmember Place 1 - Wayne Sibley
Councilmember Place 2 - Mike Rodgers
Notice of Deadline to File
Notice of General Election

 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