Elections

The election information in this section of the City of Kaufman website is provided to promote the democratic process.

For complete information regarding Voter Registration and Election in Texas:  Secretary of State and Texas Ethics Commission.


 The Mayor and three (3) Council members shall be elected for two (2) year terms at the general election in odd-numbered years and three (3) Council members shall be elected for two (2) year terms at the general election in even-numbered years. 

The City Secretary's Office is responsible for conducting municipal elections as prescribed by the Election Code of the State of Texas.  The next municipal election will be held on May 7, 2022, to elect three (3) Council members.

In accordance with State law, the candidate filing for a place on the ballot will begin on January 19, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. and will end on February 18, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.  Qualified persons may file as a candidate between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Monday through Friday, at the City Secretary's Office at City Hall, 209 S. Washington Street, Kaufman, Texas 75142.  Candidate packets for the election may be obtained from the City Secretary's Office or the link below. 

Early Voting
Early voting for the May 7, 2022, General Election begins on April 25th. To view polling locations and dates/times, click here

Election Day
Election day will be held on May 7, 2022. Polling locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Click here to view all election day polling locations. 

Notices
2022 Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on the Ballot
2022 Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot
2022 Notice of General Election

Candidate Packet & Required Documents
2022 Election Candidate Packet
Application for Place on Ballot
Appointment of Campaign Treasurer
Code of Fair Campaign Practices

2022 Council Member Candidates
  1. Lisa Parker
  2. Marshall Park
  3. Quattro Borders
  4. Charles Gillenwater
  5. Ashlea Longenecker
  6. Bobbie Willoughby

Q
UALIFICATIONS:

Each of the candidates for Mayor and Council members shall meet the following requirements set forth by the City of Kaufman’s Charter:  

 

  1. Shall be at least twenty-one years of age at the time of the election for which they are filing.
  2. Shall be a qualified voter.
  3. Shall have resided within corporate limits of the City, or recently annexed territory, for at least twelve months prior to election day.
  4. Shall not, after notice of any delinquency, be in arrears in payment of taxes or other liabilities due the City.
  5. No candidate may file in a single election for more than one office or position as provided for in this Charter.
  6. No employee of the City shall continue in such position after filing for an elective office provided for in this Charter.

 

More Information:
For more voter information please call the Kaufman County Elections Office.

Kaufman County Elections Office

The City contracts with the Kaufman County Elections Office to conduct our elections:
3001 S. Washington Street
Kaufman, TX 75142
Phone: 469-376-4686