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

Unofficial Tabulation (including EVBB results).

The purpose of the May 1, 2021 General Election is to election two (2) Councilmembers.


Link to the Candidate Information

At-A-Glance Dates

DescriptionDeadline or TimeframeNotice LinkDate Posted
30 Day Before First Day to File Application for Place on the Ballot Notice

December 14, 2020Notice 30 DayDecember 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 12Order of General Election for May 1, 2021February 25, 2021
Last day for filing Application for Place on Ballot

February 12, 2021

Drawing for Place on the Ballot

February 22, 2021Notice for Drawing for
Place on Ballot
February 18, 2021
Last Day to register to vote in the May 1, 2021 ElectionApril 1, 2021Ad in Fredericksburg StandardMarch 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, 2021Notice for Early Voting on Saturday, April 24, 2021April 8, 2021
Last day of Early Voting

April 27, 2021


May 1, 2021

Counting of the Early Voting and Ballot by Mail ballotsMay 1, 2021Notice for Delivery and counting of Early Voting Ballot by Mail ballots.  April 23, 2021
Early Voting Ballot Board ReconveneMay 6, 2021Notice of ReconveneMay 1, 2021

For additional questions contact Shelley Goodwin, City Secretary at (830)997-7521 or 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

Past Election Results (spreadsheet)

More information

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)