May 6, 2023 General Election

General Election - May 6, 2023

An election is ordered to be held on May 6, 2023, to elect a Mayor and Council Member from District 2, District 4, and District 6 for the City Council of Palestine, Texas.

Early Voting by Personal Appearance

Early Voting by personal appearance will be conducted each weekday at the Anderson County Courthouse Annex, 703 N. Mallard Street, Suite 103b, Palestine, Texas, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. beginning on April 24, 2023, and ending on May 2, 2023, with extended hours to be determined. 

Election Day Voting

On Election Day, voters must vote in the district where registered to vote. Election Day Voting will be conducted between 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. on May 6, 2023, at the following polling locations:

  • District 1 - Freedom Fellowship Church, 125 Kickapoo Street
  • District 2 - New Fellowship Christian Church, 1500 W. Reagan Street
  • District 3 - Washington Early Childhood Center, 1020 Hamlett Street
  • District 4 - Westwood Jr. High School, 1801 Panther Drive
  • District 5 - Palestine ISD Administrative Offices, 1007 E. Park Avenue
  • District 6 - Palestine High School, 1600 South Loop 256

Voter Registration Deadline

Texas law requires eligible voters to register by the 30th day before Election Day. The voter registration deadline for the May 6, 2023, General Election is April 6, 2023. Voters may register at the Anderson County Elections Office, 703 N. Mallard Street, Suite 116, Palestine, Texas, or online at the link below.

REGISTER HERE

Applications for Ballot by Mail

Applications for ballot by mail shall be mailed to:
Casey Brown
Anderson County Elections Administrator
703 N. Mallard Street, Suite 116
Palestine, Texas 75801
Email: [email protected]

Election Information

Notice of Deadline to File an Application for Place on the Ballot (Aviso de Fecha Limite Para Presentar una Solicitud para un Lugar en la Boleta). View the Notice of Deadline to File an Application for Place on the Ballot (PDF). The first day to file is January 18, 2023, and the last day to file is February 17, 2023. 

Candidate Packets will be available to pick up from the City Secretary's Office on January 11, 2023.

If you have any questions, please contact the City Secretary's Office at (903) 731-8414. 

Election Forms

Candidates

Mayor

District 2

District 4

District 6

Important Links

Anderson County Elections Office

Texas Ethics Commission

Texas Secretary of State 

Palestine City Council

  • Mayor: Justin Florence - Term Expires: May 2023
  • District 1: Sean Conner - Term Expires: May 2024
  • District 2: Ava Harmon - Term Expires: May 2023
  • District 3: Vickey L. Chivers - Term Expires: May 2024
  • District 4: Kenneth Davidson - Term Expires: May 2023
  • District 5: Krissy Clark - Term Expires: May 2024
  • District 6: Christopher Gibbs - Term Expires: May 2023