!UPCOMING ELECTIONS! 2020 City of Balch Springs Municipal General Election, May 2, 2020
The next General Election for the City of Balch Springs for Place 2 (At Large), Place 4 and Place 6, will be held on May 2, 2020. As the election approaches, specific primary polling place or places for Election Day and Early Voting locations will be published in accordance with state law. Last day to File for Place on ballot is February 14, 2020.
Note effective date September 1, 2019.
About the General Election
An election is held each year on the first Saturday in May to elect council members. The City Council shall consist of seven council members, five of whom shall be elected from single member districts, and two of whom shall be elected at large. One of the two at-large members shall be the Mayor of the city. Four of the council members shall be elected in odd numbered years and three of the council members shall be elected in even numbered years.
Each office of council member shall be designated as a place and in even numbered years the city shall elect council members to Place 2, which shall be designated as the at-large council place other than that of Mayor, Place 4 and Place 6, and in odd numbered years the city shall elect council members to Place 1 which shall be designated as the Office of Mayor, Place 3, Place 5 and Place 7. All positions serve a two-year term.