A resident citizen of the City of Fredericksburg and shall have been such resident citizen of the City of Fredericksburg for a period of not less than twelve months immediately preceding his election (Fredericksburg City Charter),
However, that any person with the above qualifications, except as the residence, who shall have been a resident for a period of not less than twelve months immediately preceding his election of any of the territory not formerly within the corporate limits of said city, but which is annexed under the provisions of this charter, shall be eligible for said office (Fredericksburg City Charter).
Not have been determined by a final judgment of a court to be totally mentally incapacitated, or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote. (Texas Election Code)
Per state law, the City Secretary's Office will accept applications from qualified persons interested in running for an elected office during the filing period.
May 4, 2024 General Election
First day to file an application for place on the ballot.
January 17, 2024
Last day to file an application for place on the ballot.
February 16, 2024
During the filing period, qualified persons may file as candidates between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, and February 16, 2024 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. at the City Secretary's Office at City Hall, 126 W. Main Street.
Mayor and two (2) Councilmembers will next be elected in May during even-numbered years (first Saturday in May).
May 2, 2026
May 6, 2028
Two (2) Councilmembers will next be elected in May during odd-numbered years (first Saturday in May).
May 3, 2025
May 1, 2027
Election Day polling locations will be shared when they become available.
For additional information about City elections, please get in touch with the City Secretary's Office at 830-997-7521.