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 voting, 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.
City of Fredericksburg May 1, 2021 General Election
The purpose of the May 1, 2021 General Election is to election two (2) Councilmembers.
|Description||Deadline or Timeframe||Notice Link||Date Posted|
|30 Day Before First Day to File Application for Place on the Ballot Notice||December 14, 2020||Notice 30 Day||December 7, 2020|
|First day voters may submit an application for ballot by mail or Federal Postcard Application||January 1, 2021|
|First day to filing Application for place on the ballot||January 13, 2021|
|Calling Election||January 18-February 12||Order of General Election for May 1, 2021||February 25, 2021|
|Last day for filing Application for Place on Ballot||February 12, 2021|
|Drawing for Place on the Ballot||February 22, 2021||Notice for Drawing for |
Place on Ballot
|February 18, 2021|
|Last Day to register to vote in the May 1, 2021 Election||April 1, 2021||Ad in Fredericksburg Standard||March 16, 2021|
|Notice of Election||April 9, 2021 (last day)||Notice of General Election for May 1, 2021|
Amended Notice of General Election for May 1, 2021
|February 25, 2021|
April 8, 2021
|Last day to receive Application for ballot by mail (ABBM)-in person||April 16, 2021|
|First day of Early Voting||April 19, 2021|
|Last day to receive Application for ballot by mail (ABBM)-by mail||April 20, 2021|
|Notice for Saturday Early Voting for April 24, 2021||April 21, 2021||Notice for Early Voting on Saturday, April 24, 2021||April 8, 2021|
|Last day of Early Voting||April 27, 2021|
|ELECTION DAY||May 1, 2021|
|Counting of the Early Voting and Ballot by Mail ballots||May 1, 2021||Notice for Delivery and counting of Early Voting Ballot by Mail ballots.||April 23, 2021|
|Early Voting Ballot Board Reconvene||May 6, 2021||Notice of Reconvene||May 1, 2021|
For additional questions contact Shelley Goodwin, City Secretary at (830)997-7521 or firstname.lastname@example.org or 126 W. Main Street, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624
For Federal, State, and County Elections see Gillespie County Election Administrators website.
See the Register to Vote tab.
Future Uniform Election Dates
Past Election Results (spreadsheet)
There are several rules regarding political advertising and political signs. Below are the different rules and regulations that candidates and specific-purpose committees must follow.
City of Fredericksburg (click here)
Texas Department of Transportation (click here)
Texas Ethics Commission (click here)