November 8, 2022 Election

Regular City General Election

Regular City general elections shall be held on the uniform election date in November.

Date of Next Regular Election:  November 8, 2022

All Council members and the Mayor shall be elected for two-year terms.

The Mayor and Councilmembers from all Wards shall be elected on odd-numbered years and all Councilmembers-at-Large shall be elected on even-numbered years.

In all odd-year elections, each qualified voter shall vote for not more than one candidate for Mayor and not more than one candidate for Councilmember from the qualified voter's ward. Each qualified voter shall vote for not more than one candidate for each of the four Council-at-Large positions in all even-year elections.

Candidate Qualifications

 

  • At the time of election to office and during their tenure of office, the Mayor and each member of the Council shall be a citizen and a qualified registered voter of the State of Texas and the City of Huntsville.
  • Be at least 21 years of age on the date of the election.
  • Be a resident of the City for at least 12 months preceding the election.
  • If running for a specific Ward, the candidate must be a resident of that Ward.
  • No member of the Council shall be indebted to the City or be delinquent in the payment to the City of any tax or assessment.
  • No member of the Council shall hold any other office or employment under the City government.
  • Be a citizen of the United States.
  • Have not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote; and
  • Have not been finally convicted of a felony from which the candidate has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities.

Candidates are also subject to the requirements of the State's nepotism law, conflicts of interest law, and the loyalty clause

A member of the Council ceasing to possess any of the foregoing qualifications shall immediately forfeit their office. 

Candidate Filing to Become Candidate for Election

Any qualified person who desires to become a candidate for election to the office of Mayor or Councilmember shall file with the City Secretary office. Application submissions for that person's name to appear on the ballot beginning on July 23, 2022, and ending on August 22, 2022.

For additional information on applying to become a candidate for the November 8, 2022 election, click here:  Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on the Ballot

Download the 2022 Council Candidate Packet here.

Residential Requirements

The Mayor shall be designated as such and as a candidate for such office may reside anywhere within the City. The eight Councilmembers shall be designated as:

Councilmember — Ward 1

Councilmember — Ward 2

Councilmember — Ward 3

Councilmember — Ward 4

Councilmember-at-Large — Position 1

Councilmember-at-Large — Position 2

Councilmember-at-Large — Position 3

Councilmember-at-Large — Position 4


To be eligible as a candidate for Councilmember from a specific Ward, a person must be a resident of such Ward. Candidates for all positions of Councilmember-at-Large may reside anywhere within the City.

City of Huntsville Mayor and Councilmember

Ward/Position

Mayor/Councilmember

Terms Expire

Mayor

Andy Brauninger

November 9, 2023

Councilmember — Ward 1

Daiquiri Beebe

November 9, 2023

Councilmember — Ward 2

Russell Humphrey

November 9, 2023

Councilmember — Ward 3

Deloris Massey

November 9, 2023

Councilmember — Ward 4

Jon Skelly Strong

November 9, 2023

Councilmember-at-Large — Position 1

Bert Lyle

November 8, 2022

Councilmember-at-Large — Position 2

Dee Howard Mullins

November 8, 2022

Councilmember-at-Large — Position 3

Vicki McKenzie

November 8, 2022

Councilmember-at-Large — Position 4

Pat Graham

November 8, 2022