May 6, 2023 General & Special Election


Unofficial Election Results

Results of the May 6 Election will be posted on the Ellis County website as soon as they are available.  Please note that results are not final until canvassed by City Council.  The early voting results should be posted shortly after the polls close at 7pm. Election Day Vote Center location totals will be added as they are counted.

Unofficial Election Results

election day
Early Voting

Early Voting Schedule

Monday, April 24 - Friday, April 28  8:00am - 5:00pm

Saturday, April 29  8:00am - 4:00pm

Monday, May 1 - Tuesday, May 2  7:00am - 7:00pm

You may vote at the Midlothian Conference Center or any Vote Center location in Ellis County.

Election Forms & Documents

Unofficial Election Results



WAYNE SIBLEY147540.66%

MIKE RODGERS255969.56%

ED GARDNER193754.22%
DAVID HURST163345.78%

*Runoff election will be held on Saturday, June 10th for City Council Place 1.

Applications for a Place on the Ballot Received


  • Justin Coffman

City Council Place 1 (Official Ballot Order)

  • Wayne Sibley
  • Allen Moorman
  • Allan McKeever

City Council Place 2 (Official Ballot Order)

  • Mike Rodgers
  • Walter Darrach

City Council Place 5 (Official Ballot Order)

  • Ed Gardner
  • David Hurst

*Brandon Padilla withdrew his application for Place 2.

Positions Up for General Election 

  • Mayor

  • City Council Place 1

  • City Council Place 2

  • City Council Place 5

Candidate Meet and Greet

April 27, 2023, 4:30pm - 6pm

at Midlothian Historic Gymnasium Project, 3rd Street

Candidate Forum

Mayor & City Council - April 13, 2023, 6pm - 8pm

School Board - April 20, 2023, 6pm - 8pm

at Midlothian Conference Center, 1 Community Circle

Ellis County Elections

The City of Midlothian contracts with Ellis County Elections for election services.  Additional information on upcoming elections is available on their website.

Internet Posting Requirements

Candidate Requirements Form 1-15


Authority Conducting ElectionsLocal Political Subdivisions and Counties
May 6, 2023 - Uniform Election Date
Deadline to post candidate requirements 5Form 1-15 (PDF)Friday, May 6, 2022
Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline (Local Political Subdivisions Only)1Monday, December 19, 2022 for local political subdivisions that have a first day to file for their candidates1
First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Post Card Application (FPCA).

Sunday, January 1, 2023*  

*First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday.  An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2023 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.
First Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY)1  Wednesday, January 18, 2023
First Day to File for Place on the Special Election BallotWednesday, January 25, 2023
Last Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY)2  

Friday, February 17, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.

Last Day to Order General Election or Election on a MeasureFriday, February 17, 2023
Last Day to File for Place on the Special Election BallotMonday, March 6, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.
Last Day to Register to VoteThursday, April 6, 2023
Due Date for Filing First Report of Campaign Contributions/ Expenditures by Opposed Candidates (Form C/OH)

Opposed candidates who are not filing under the modified reporting schedule must file this pre-election report with the City Secretary

Thursday, April 6, 2023
First Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceMonday, April 24, 2023
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Due Date for Filing Second Report of Campaign Contributions/ Expenditures by Opposed Candidates (Form C/OH) 

Exceeded $1,010 Limit Report: Candidates who chose to file under the modified reporting schedule but then, after the 30th day before the election, exceeded $1010 in contributions or expenditures in connection with the election must file this report within 48 hours after exceeding the limit.

Friday, April 28, 2023
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceTuesday, May 2, 2023
Last day to Receive Ballot by MailSaturday, May 6, 2023 (election day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Monday, May 8, 2023 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)4