City of Fredericksburg Elections
Welcome to the City of Fredericksburg City Secretary’s Election page. The following information is provided to guide voters and potential candidates through the election process.
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.
The City Council has moved May 2, 2020, City Election to November 3, 2020, pursuant to Governor Abbott’s Proclamation and COVID-19 pandemic (see Resolution 2020-08R).
Important dates for November 3, 2020, City Elections are as follows:
|Last Day to Register to Vote||Monday, October 5, 2020|
|First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance||Monday, October 19, 2020|
|Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)||Friday, October 23, 2020|
|Last Day of Early Voting by Person Appearance||Friday, October 30, 2020|
|Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail||Tuesday, November 3, 2020 (Election Day) at 7 p.m. (if carrier envelope is not postmarked or November 4, 2020, at 5 p.m. if the carrier-envelope is postmarked by 7 p.m.|
May 2, 2020 (to be held on November 3, 2020), General Election will be for the purpose of electing a Mayor and two (2) City Councilmembers. For information on the Candidates, see Candidate Information or (click here)
∗∗ Required Notices ∗∗
Notice of Deadline to file applications for Place on the Ballot (AVISO DE FECHA LÍMITE PARA PRESENTAR SOLICITUDES PARA UN LUGAR EN LA BOLETA)
Order Calling May 2, 2020, General Election (Orden por la que se llama el 2 de mayo de 2020, Elecciones Generales) (coming soon)
Notice of May 2, 2020, General Election (Aviso de las Elecciones Generales del 2 de mayo de 2020)
Additional Notices will be posted soon.