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.

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 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

Last day for filing Application for Place on Ballot

February 12, 2021

Drawing for Place on the Ballot

Last Day to register to vote in the May 1, 2021 ElectionApril 1, 2021

Notice of Election

April 9, 2021 (last day)

Last day to receive Application for ballot by mail (ABBM)-in person

April 16, 2021

Last day to receive Application for ballot by mail (ABBM)-by mail

April 19, 2021

First day of Early Voting

April 19, 2021

Last day of Early Voting

April 27, 2021


May 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