City of Balch Springs General and Special Election - May 1, 2021
Notice is hereby given that the polling places listed within the notice will open from 7:00 am - 7:00 pm, on May 1, 2021, for the purpose of electing Council Members for Place 3 and Place 7, and for the purpose of reauthorization of a Local Sales and Use Tax for Maintenance and Repair of Municipal Streets.
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City of Balch Springs General Election – May 1, 2021
The City’s General Election is scheduled for Saturday, May 1, 2021 and is for the purpose of electing the following positions: Mayor (At-Large), Place 3, Place 5, and Place 7. The first day to file application for place on the ballot begins January 13, 2021 and the last day is February 12, 2021, by 5:00PM. The elected officials to these positions shall hold office for a period of two (2) years. The last day to register to vote for the May 1, 2021, General Election is April 1, 2021. If I may be of assistance to you, please do not hesitate to call or visit. I can be reached by phone at 972-286-4477 Ext. 210 or by Email ( Click to Send Email ).
Important Election Dates
|Filing Period for Candidates||January 13 - February 12|
|Last Day to Register to Vote for May 1st Election||April 1, 2021|
|Early Voting||April 19 - 27|
|Election Day||May 1|
City Council Candidate Packets for the May 1, 2021 Election
City Council Candidate Packets for the May 1, 2021, City Council Election are available in the City Secretary's Office beginning January 5, 2021.
**COVID-19 PROTOCOL for Obtaining a Candidate Packet**
Anyone wishing to obtain a Candidate Packet must contact the City Secretary's Office in advance to schedule a pick-up time. You may schedule by calling the office 972-286-4477 ext. 210, cell 469-616-5625 or by email to Cindy Gross, City Secretary ( Send Email Here ).
Alternatively, an electronic version of the packet is available by email upon request.
Voter Registration Press Release
Voter Registration Deadline for Saturday, May 1, 2021 Joint Election
Comunicado de Prensa de Registro de Votantes
Fecha límite de registro de votantes para el sábado 1 de mayo de 2021 para la Elección Conjunta
2021 Council Candidate Filings for May 1, 2021 General Election
(Drawing for Place on the Ballot was held on February 22, 2021)
|City Council, Place 3||City Council, Place 5 (Unopposed)|
City Council, Place 7
*Helen Ruth Shelby
Johnny Red Cloud Cox