Joshua City Hall 101 South Main St. Joshua, Texas 76058

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Elections

CHIEF ELECTION OFFICIAL – ALICE HOLLOWAY, CITY SECRETARY

The City Secretary serves as the Chief Election Official for the City of Joshua and is responsible for conducting all City elections as prescribed by the Election Code of the State of Texas.

Current Election-May 7, 2022 Election:

The next City of Joshua General Election will be held on May 7, 2022, for the positions of Mayor, Council Member Place 1, and Council Member Place  3.

Notices:

Forms:

Ordinances:

Qualifications for Candidacy:

  • Be a United States citizen (Texas Election Code)
  • Each member of the City Council, including the Mayor, shall be a qualified voter of the City, shall have resided in the City for one (1) year before the date of the election, and be at least 21 years of age on the date of the election. In addition, any person who is convicted of a felony shall not be qualified to hold office on the City Council. If any member of the City Council, including the Mayor, becomes a candidate for any public office other than the one then held, that member’s current office shall be deemed vacant, in accordance with State Law. (Joshua City Charter)
  • Not have been determined by a final judgment of a court to be totally mentally incapacitated, or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote. (Texas Election Code)

Voter qualifications and registration

Voter Eligibility
To be eligible to register in Texas, you must:

  • be a U.S. citizen;
  • be a resident of the county;
  • be 18 years old (you may register at 17 years and 10 months);
  • not a convicted felon (unless a person’s sentence is completed, including any probation or parole)
  • not declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law

Voter registration:

Visit the VOTETEXAS.GOV to check your registration status, download an application, change your address, and more.

Important Dates

May 7, 2022, General Election

First day to file for a place on the ballot-General Election       Wednesday, January 19, 2022
First day to file for a place on the ballot-Special Election       Friday, February 18, 2022

Last day to file for place on the ballot-General Election          Friday, February 18, 2022 (5:00 pm)
Last Day to file for place on the ballot-Special Election          Monday, March 7, 2022

Last day to register to vote                                       Thursday, April 7, 2022

First day of early voting                                          Monday, April 25, 2022

Last day of early voting                                           Tuesday, May 3, 2022

Election Day                                                       Saturday, May 7, 2022

Voting Resources:

Upcoming Elections

  • May 7, 2022 – City of Joshua Regular General Election
  • May 6, 2023 – City of Joshua Regular General Election
  • Other Election Dates are listed on the Texas Secretary of State’s website

Elected Officials for the City of Joshua