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 VoteMonday, October 5, 2020
First Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceTuesday, October 13, 2020
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)Friday, October 23, 2020
Last Day of Early Voting by Person AppearanceFriday, October 30, 2020
Last Day to Receive Ballot by MailTuesday, 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)

Notice for Drawing for Place on the Ballot (Aviso Del Sorteo Para un Lugar En La Boleta)  Results from Ballot Placement Drawing

Notice of City General Election 11-3-2020 (postponed May 2, 2020) 

Aviso de las Elecciones Generales de la Ciudad 11-3-2020

Notice of Sunday voting during the City of Fredericksburg General Election-November 3, 2020 ( AVISO DE VOTACIÓN ANTICIPADA DOMINICAL DURANTE LAS ELECCIONES GENERALES DE LA CIUDAD DE FREDERICKSBURG – 3 DE NOVIEMBRE DE 2020)

Additional Notices will be posted soon.

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

For Federal, State, and County Elections see Gillespie County Election Administrators website.

Register to Vote

See the Register to Vote tab.

Future Uniform Election Dates