2021 Election(s)

Notice of Special Runoff Election (Aviso de Elecion Especial Secundaria)

Notice is hereby given that the polling places listed below will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., on June 5, 2021, for the purpose of electing Council Members for Place 7. The election shall be administered by the Dallas County Elections Department in accordance with the Texas Election Code, the City Charter and Contracts for Election Services. 

Por lo presente se da aviso que los sitios de votación indicados abajo estarán abiertos de las 7:00 a.m. a 7:00 p.m. el 5 de junio, 2021 con el propósito de elegir un Concejal al Puesto 7. La elección será administrada por Departamento de Elecciones del Condado de Dallas de acuerdo con el Código Electoral de Texas, con la Carta de la Ciudad y con los Contratos de Servicios Electorales.     


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.

View More >> Notice of General and Special Election (PDF)

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 CandidatesJanuary 13 - February 12
Last Day to Register to Vote for May 1st ElectionApril 1, 2021
Early VotingApril 19 - 27
Election DayMay 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 
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Notice is hereby given of a drawing to determine the order in which the names of candidates are to be printed on the ballot for the election to be held on May 1, 2021, in the City of Balch Springs, Texas. The drawing will be held at 10:00AM on February 22, 2021 at
13503 Alexander Road, Balch Springs, Texas.

View Notice of Drawing (PDF)

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 3City Council, Place 5 (Unopposed)

City Council, Place 7

Carrie Gordon

*Helen Ruth Shelby

Johnny Red Cloud Cox

JP Maxwell

Paula Garcia

Marie Tedei

Yemi Salau

2021 Election Documents & Resources