City of Fredericksburg Elections

NOVEMBER 5, 2019 UNOFFICIAL TABULATION (Click here)

City Secretary's Office Election Role

The City Secretary's Office is responsible for managing and conducting the City of Fredericksburg's municipal elections.  The Office is also responsible for providing local candidates, local officeholders, and specific-purpose committees access to applications, forms, deadlines, reports and other documents related to election information.   The Office is also responsible for meeting all legal requirements and notifying voters of upcoming elections.  The City may contract a particular election with the Gillespie County Election Administrator to conduct election votings, but the authority with whom required election documents are filed and required notices remain with the City Secretary's Office.   The Office also preserves the required documents in accordance with the State of Texas Library and Archive Commission Retention Schedule.  

IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE NOVEMBER 5, 2019 SPECIAL ELECTION ARE AS FOLLOWS:

  • October 6th – 28th              Period for Publishing Notice of Election.
  • October 7th                        Due date of first Campaign Contributions and Expenditures by Specific-Purpose Committees.
  • October 7th                        Last day for submitting a voter registration application.
  • October 15th                      Last day for publication of notice of the test automatic tabulating equipment to be used in Early Voting.
  • October 15th                      Last day to post Notice of Election on bulletin board.
  • October 18th                      Last day to receive an application from a voter in person for a ballot to be voted by mail.
  • October 21st                      Early Voting begins.
  • October 25th                      Last day to receive an application by mail for a ballot to be voted by mail.
  • October 28th                      Due date for second Campaign Contributions and Expenditures by specific-purpose committees.
  • November 1st                    Last day of Early Voting by personal appearance.
  • November 5th                    Election Day-Polls are open 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • November 8th-18th            Period for Official Canvass.

NOTICES FOR THE NOVEMBER 5, 2019, SPECIAL ELECTION (link)

November 5, 2019, Special Election Sample Ballot (link)

IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE MAY 2, 2020 CITY ELECTION ARE AS FOLLOWS:

  • December 16, 2019                 Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline
  • January 15, 2020                     First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot
  • February 14, 2020                   Last Day to Order General Election or Special Election and Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot
  • April 2, 2020                            Last Day to Register to Vote
  • April 20, 2020                          First Day of Early Voting and Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail
  • April 28, 2020                          Last Day of Early Voting
  • May 2, 2020                             Election Day

May 2, 2020, General Election will be for the purpose of electing a Mayor and two (2) City Councilmembers.

For additional questions contact Shelley Goodwin, City Secretary at (830)997-7521 or sgoodwin@fbgtx.org or 126 W. Main Street, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624