City Elections

Vote 2023

Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot

The next General Election will be on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. Filing for a place on the ballot is set by State statute and will run from July 22 through August 23, 2023.

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

Councilmember District 1 | Currently Held By Wes Br

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

Application for a 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.


Voting Resources