Elections

Upcoming Elections 

City General Election - May 2, 2020
The

next City General Election will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2019 from 7am-7pm to elect City Council Members for Place 2 and Place 6.

  

Qualifications to run for City Council

City Council candidates must be eligible in all respects to hold such office under the Constitution and laws of the State of Texas and the City's Home Rule Charter.   General requirements to run for office include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • Must United States citizen
  • Must be 18 years of age or older at the commencement of the term to be filled by the election
  • Must be a resident of Texas for 12 months and a resident of Cedar Hill for six months immediately preceding the 45th day before the election
  • Not a convicted felon (you may be eligible to vote if you have completed your sentence, probation, and parole) and
  • Not been declared by a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be either totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote

Filing Period 

An application for a place on the ballot can be obtained from the Office of the City Secretary and must be filed with the City Secretary Office between January 15, 2020 and February 14, 2020.  

In addition to the sworn application, a candidate must submit a petition which contains a number of signatures of qualified voters at least equal to one-half of one (1) percent of the entire vote cast for mayor in the preceding mayoral election, or twenty-five (25) signatures, whichever is greater. 


Application for A Place on the Ballot 
Petition For A Place on the Ballot 
Campaign Treasurer Appointment - Form CTA 
Code of Fair Campaign Practices 

Additional Resources


Contact Information

City Secretary Belinda Berg
Cedar Hill Government Center
285 Uptown Blvd. Bldg. 100
Cedar Hill, TX 75104
Email: belinda.berg@cedarhiltx.com


Phone Number: 972-291-5100 Ext. 1011




November 5, 2019 Election - Constitutional Amendments 

Click here to review a Sample Ballot 

Dallas County Voters 

Early voting will be conducted at the following locations and other branch locations, on the following dates and times:


  • Cedar Hill Government Center, 285 Uptown Blvd. Bldg. 100, Cedar Hill, TX 75104
  • George L. Allen Sr. Courts Bldg., 600 Commerce St., Dallas, TX 75202

Monday, October 21, 2019 through Friday, October 25, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
lunes, 21 de octubre de 2019 hasta viernes, 25 de octubre de 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday, October 26, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
sábado, 26 de octubre de 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sunday, October 27, 2019 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
domingo, 27 de octubre de 2019 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Monday, October 28, 2019 through Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
lunes, 28 de octubre de 2019 hasta miércoles, 30 de octubre de 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Thursday, October 31, 2019 and Friday, November 01, 2019 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
jueves, 31 de octubre de 2019 y viernes, 01 de noviembre de 2019 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Click here for a complete list of early voting locations in Dallas Co.

Ellis County Voters 


Early voting by personal appearance will be conducted at the following locations and any other branch locations, on the following dates and times:

  • Midlothian Conference Center, 1 Community Circle, Midlothian, TX 76065;
  • Ellis County Elections Office, 204 E Jefferson St, Waxahachie, TX 75165

Monday, October 21, 2019 through Friday, October 25, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
lunes, 21 de octubre de 2019 hasta viernes, 25 de octubre de 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Saturday, October 26, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
sábado, 26 de octubre de 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sunday, October 27, 2019 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
domingo, 27 de octubre de 2019 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Monday, October 28, 2019 through Wednesday, October 30, 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
lunes, 28 de octubre de 2019 hasta miércoles, 30 de octubre de 2019 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Thursday, October 31, 2019 and Friday, November 01, 2019 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
jueves, 31 de octubre de 2019 y viernes, 01 de noviembre de 2019 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Click here for a complete list of early voting locations in Ellis Co.

Election Notice, Voter Registration, Photo ID Law and Ballot by Mail

  • Notice of Election
  • Click here to find out What do I need in order to vote by the Photo ID Law?
  • Last day to register to vote in this election:  Monday, October 7th 2019
  • Last Day to Receive an Application for Ballot By Mail (received at Dallas Co. Elections Office, NOT postmarked) :  October 25, 2019
  • Last Day to receive a domestic Ballot by Mail (postmarked by election day):  Wednesday, November 6, 2019

If you have any questions, please contact the City Secretary at (972) 291-5100 ext. 1011 or via email at belinda.berg@cedarhilltx.com