Elections

City Council General Election - November 5, 2019

General Election for Council Member Place 1 & Place 2

Ordinance Ordering the Election - English

Ordinance Ordering the Election - Spanish

Where Do I Vote? 

Hays County & the City of San Marcos will be utilizing Vote Centers or Countywide Polling Locations for this election.  

What are Vote Centers?Vote Centers is a term used to refer to the Countywide Polling Place Program defined in the Texas Elections Code. When a county participates in the program, voters are allowed to cast their ballots in any polling place in the county, just like they do during early voting.  

2019 Election Polling Locations

Important Dates

  • July 20, 2019 - First Day to File for place on the ballot (Saturday, Office hours not required)
  • August 19, 2019 - Last Day to File for place on the ballot
  • October 21, 2019 - First Day of Early Voting - Early Voting Locations
  • November 1, 2019 - Last Day of Early Voting


2019 Candidate Information

November 3, 2020 General Election Deadlines

  • July 18, 2020 - First Day to File for place on the ballot 
  • August 17, 2020 at 5 p.m. - Last Day to File for place on the ballot
  • October 19, 2020 - First Day of Early Voting 
  • October 30, 2020 - Last Day of Early Voting


Requirements For Public Office

City of San Marcos Charter Requirements

Sec. 3.02. - Qualifications - Click Here

State of Texas Requirements under Election Code

Sec. 141.001 - Eligibility Requirements for Public Office -  Click Here

Forms for Candidates

The City of San Marcos contracts with the Hays County Election Administrator to conduct and oversee its elections.  

The voting system that is used is the Verity Duo by Hart Intercivic. This voting system is the newest hybrid voting solution that merges the ease of touchscreen voting with the assurance of paper vote records.

TouchDuovoter


View the county's election page for more information.