Elections/Elecciones

The City of Huntsville will hold a general election for a Mayor at-large and four Ward Council positions on November 7, 2017, per the guidelines of the Texas Election Code and the City of Huntsville Charter.  Filing for a place on the general election ballot will be conducted from July 22-August 21, 2017 in the office of the City Secretary  at City Hall, 1212 Avenue M, Huntsville, Texas, 77340.


11/7/2017 UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RETURNS


Voter ID FAQs

Register to vote through the Walker County Voter Registrar (register by October 10 to vote in the November 7, 2017 election)!

Applications for ballot by mail shall be mailed, faxed, or emailed to:
Diana McRae, Walker County Tax Assessor-Collector
1301 Sam Houston Avenue, Suite 114, Huntsville, Texas 77340
Phone:  (936) 436-4959   Fax Number:  (936) 436-4961    Email:  walkervr@co.walker.tx.us

Las solicitudes para boletos que se votaran en ausencia por correo deberán enviarse a:
Diana McRae, Walker County Tax Assessor-Collector
1301 Sam Houston Avenue, Suite 114, Huntsville, Texas 77340
Telefono:  (936) 436-4959   Numero de Fax:  (936) 436-4961  Coreo electronico:  walkervr@co.walker.tx.us

- Click here for Notice of Voting Order Priority - new Texas legislation taking effect for Fall 2017
Click here for the 2017 Candidate Packet
Click here for the Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot (bilingual)
- Click here for the Notice of Drawing For Place on Ballot on 8/23/17 (bilingual)
- Ordinance 2017-41 Calling the 11/7/2017 General Election/Ordenanza 2017-41 en Espanol
- Sample ballots for all Walker County precincts are available at http://www.co.walker.tx.us/department/division.php?fDD=25-113  Paper copies of sample ballots for City precincts are available at City Hall from the City Secretary's Office.


Recent Elections By the Numbers 
Find more historical election information in the City's Election Register, links are at the bottom of this page, or contact the City Secretary.

- City 2010 census population - 38,548

- Registered voters/Voters voted/Percent voted
 - 11/7/2017 general election - 15,382/2,489/16.18% (mayor and ward races)
- 11/8/2016 general election - 16,230/9,442/58% (presidential election & municipal bonds also on ballot)
 - 05/7/2016 special election - 14,952/1,253/8.38% (to fill Pos. 1 at-large)
- 12/12/2015 runoff election - 14,568/1,780/12.21% (mayoral runoff)
- 11/03/2015 general election - 14,409/2,815/19.53% (gubernatorial election also on ballot)
- 11/04/2014 - 14.890/5,071/34.06% (at-large races)
- 11/05/2013 - 14,472/2,495/17.24% (presidential election & charter amendments on ballot)



A map of all Walker County voting precincts is available at http://www.co.walker.tx.us/egov/docs/1377003789_401641.pdf


To register to vote, find upcoming election dates, and answers to Frequently Asked Questions, please visit the Texas Secretary of State's special voter page. For additional general information, please visit the Secretary of State's webpage.

Also informative is the League of Women Voters page.

En Español


Para registrarse para votar, encuentre las fechas de eleccion proximas, y respuestas a preguntas hechas con frecuencia, por favor visite la pagina de votante especial del Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores de Texas en www.votexas.org. Para informacion general adicional de la oficina del Ministro de Asuntos Exteriores, por favor visite www.sos.state.tx.us.

Local Option Liquor Elections


The Secretary of State's website contains information regarding the process for local option liquor elections. View a list of helpful resources:
Also extremely knowledgeable is the Texas Alcohol and Beverage Commission (TABC). View a list of helpful resources:

Maps

Campaign Filings


- Candidates who have previously filed Treasurer Appointments or Code of Fair Campaign Practices forms may not necessarily file new ones each time they file a ballot application.

- Inclusion of a ballot application on this site does not indicate the form has been declared valid and complete and may be re-posted if corrected within the confines of the Texas Election Code.

City Election Register