City Elections

Vote 2023

November 7, 2023 | Joint Election


Rusk County Elections Office

204 N. Main Street

Henderson, TX 75652

Voting Dates and Times


Hours are 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM on the days listed below: 

October 23rd and 24th | County Barn Precinct Four | FM 1798 West Henderson, TX

October 26th and 27th | Mt. Enterprise Community Center  | 300 NW 2nd Mt. Enterprise

October 30th and Oct.3lst | Tatum/Sherman R._Smith Community Center | 231 North Hood Tatum, TX

November 2nd and 3rd | Kilgore/Chandler St. ChurchofChrist | 2700 Chandler Street Kilgore, TX

Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot

Filing for a place on the ballot is set by State statute and will run from July 22 through August 23, 2023. 

The next General Election will be on Tuesday, November 7, 2023.

The positions to be filled at the next General Election are:

Councilmember District 1 | Currently Held By Wes Britenburg

Councilmember District 4 | Currently Held By Melissa Morton

Councilmember District 5 | Currently Held By Gina Juarez

Qualifications for Office

Residence — 1 year in State of Texas prior to filing deadline; 6 months in the City of Henderson prior to filing deadline (Texas Elec. Code, Section 141.001(a); Brown v. Patterson, 609 SW 2nd 287)

Age — 18

*Must be a registered voter in territory elected from by the filing deadline.

Candidate Campaign Filling Information

City of Henderson 

New City Hall

400 W. Main | Henderson, Texas 75652

Phone 903-657-6551 | Office Hours 8AM to 5PM, Monday through Friday 

Required Documents

Notice to file Application for Place on the Ballot

Conflict of Interest Questionnaire 

The first day to file an Application for a Place on the Ballot in the General Election will be Saturday, July 22, 2023

The last day to file an Application for a Place on the Ballot will be Monday, August 21, 2023.

2023 Election Schedule

July 22First day to file application/declare write-in candidacy on ballot in election
August 21 Last day for filing application for place on Ballot in a General Election. Must be received by 5:00 pm
August 23 Last day for ballot candidate to withdraw and have name removed from ballot. Withdrawal request must be received by 5:00 p.m. 
August 2412:00 Noon – Drawing for order of names on ballot
October 7 Due date for filing first report of campaign contributions and expenditures
October 23First day for early voting by personal appearance.
October 315:00PM - Due date for filing second report of campaign contributions and expenditures. Midnight if filed electronically.
November 3Last Day of Early Voting by personal appearance
November 7ELECTION DAY  Polls are open 7:00AM to 7:00PM
November 15
Council Meeting to canvass election 

Council Persons elected or unopposed will be sworn in by City Secretary Cheryl Jimerson.


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