Election Information

May 4, 2019 Joint Election

There are two big changes for the May 4, 2019 Election:

  1. This election will be the first to allow registered voters in Ellis County to cast their ballot at any Vote Center location in the County.  Click here to view the complete list of Vote Center locations.  View the first video below for a message on Vote Centers from the Ellis County Elections Administrator, Jana Onyon.
  2. This election will feature new ExpressVote Touch-Screen voting machines.  Stop by the Ellis County Elections office at 204 E. Jefferson Street, Waxahachie for an in-person demonstration or view the second video below for an on-line demonstration introduced by Jana Onyon. 

May 4, 2019 Election (City Council Place 3 & 4)

Cuatro de Mayo, 2019 - La Eleccione General para elegir el miembro del consejo de ciudad, lugar tres y el miembro del consejo de ciudad, lugar quatro.

Notice of General Election and Special Election

Applications for a place on the ballot (solicitudes para un lugar en la boleta) for the May 4, 2019 Election will be accepted January (Enero) 16, 2019 thru February (Febrero) 15, 2019, Monday - Friday, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  Applications must be submitted to the City Secretary's office at City Hall, 104 West Avenue E.  Click here to view the Notice of Deadline to File. 

Aviso de fecha limite para presentar solicitudes para un lugar en la boleta.

Candidates - City Council Place 3 (Ballot Order)

Ted Miller

Walter Darrach

Candidates - City Council Place 4 (Ballot Order)

Clark Wickliffe

May 4, 2019 Special Election (Mayor)

Cuatro de Mayo, 2019 - La Eleccion Especial para elegir un alcalde.

Applications for a place on the ballot (solicitudes para in lugar en la bolete) for the May 4, 2019 Election will be accepted February 22, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. (Febrero 22, 2019 a la 1:00p.m.) thru March 4, 2019 (Marzo 4, 2019), Monday - Friday (Lunes - Viernes) from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Applications must be submitted to the City Secretary's office at City Hall, 104 West Avenue E.  Click here to view the Notice of Deadline to File.

Aviso de fecha limite para presentar solicitudes para un lugar en la boleta.

Notice of Drawing For Place On Ballot - Special Election

Candidates - Mayor (Ballot Order)

Ed VanderVeen

Cammy Jackson

Richard Reno

David Capehart, Jr.

Candidate Information

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. 

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