November 3, 2020 General & Special Election (postponed from May 2, 2020)
2020 General Election and Special Election Postponed to November 3, 2020
On March 24, 2020, the City Council unanimously approved Resolution 2020-12 postponing the General and Special Elections originally set for May 2, 2020 to November 3, 2020. Important dates are now as follows: (1) Early Voting will be conducted from October 13 to October 30, 2020, (2) the last day to register to vote for this election will be October 5, 2020, and (3) the deadline to submit an application for ballot by mail will be October 23, 2020.
May 2, 2020 Election Information
A General Election will be held on May 2, 2020 to elect a Mayor and Councilmembers Place 1 and 2 along with a Special Election to elect Councilmember Place 6. The City contracts with Ellis County Elections and voters will be able to cast their ballot at any vote center location within the County. The Midlothian Conference Center, 1 Community Circle, Midlothian, TX is an Early Voting and Election Day vote center location. The General Election was ordered on January 28, 2020 by Resolution 2020-02 and the Notice of Election was posted. The Special Election was ordered on February 21, 2020 by Resolution 2020-04 and the Notice of General and Special Election was posted.
The candidate filing period for a place on the General Election ballot will be January 15, 2020 to February 14, 2020 with a declaration of write in candidacy through February 18, 2020. Notice of Deadline to File (Aviso de fecha limite para presenter solicitudes para un lugar en la boleta) posted November 27, 2019. Application for a Place on the Ballot
The candidate filing period for a place on the Special Election ballot will be February 21, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. to March 3, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. The Notice of Deadline to File was posted February 21, 2020. Application for a Place on the Ballot - Special Election
Early Voting will be conducted between April 20, 2020 and April 28, 2020 at the designated vote center locations.
2020 Applications Received General Election
- Richard Reno
Councilmember Place 1:
- Wayne Sibley
- Dustin Slayton
Councilmember Place 2:
- Walter Darrach
The Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot was posted February 18, 2020 with the drawing to take place on Friday, February 21, 2020 at 10am in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 104 W. Avenue E. As a result of the drawing, the ballot order will be Wayne Sibley listed first followed by Dustin Slayton second.
2020 Applications Received Special Election
Councilmember Place 6:
- Hud Hartson
- Allen Moorman
- Jeffery Eugene Campbell, Jr. (Withdrew 03/05/20)
- Jacob Wallace
- Tiffany Robinson Carra
The Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot for the Special Election was posted February 27, 2020 with the drawing to take place on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 10am in the office of the City Secretary at City Hall, 104 W. Avenue E. As a result of the drawing, the ballot order will be as listed above.