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A general election will be held on May 6, 2017, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at polling locations throughout the City of Palestine for the purpose of electing a Mayor and three City Council Members from Districts 2, 4 and 6, each for a two-year term.
To be eligible to vote, you must register on or before April 6, 2017 (at least thirty days prior to an election.)
Sample Ballot (Boleta de Muestra):
Early Voting period for the May 6, 2017 election:
Additional Information Documents: CALENDAR for the May 6, 2017 CITY OF PALESTINE ELECTION
January 18 - February 17
Period for filing application for place on ballot
January 18 - February 21
Period for filing declaration of write-in candidacy
Period to conduct drawing for order of names on ballot-date and time to be announced
Last day to register to vote and be eligible to vote in May 6th City Election
*Due date for filing 1st report of campaign contributions & expenditures by opposed candidates
First Day to vote early by personal appearance, Early Voting is held at City Hall
Last day to file application by mail for early voting by mail ballot
*Due date for filing 2nd report of campaign contributions & expenditures by opposed candidates
Last Day of Early Voting by personal appearance
ELECTION DAY; polls open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Period for Official Canvass-date and time of Special Meeting of the City Council to be announced
*Due date for filing semiannual report of contributions and expenditures