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Mayor and City Council are elected for two two-year terms.  The Mayor, Ward B Council position and Ward D Council position are elected in odd years.  The Ward A Council position and the Ward C Council position are elected in even years.  The election for the City of Freeport is held annually on the first Saturday in May.  All agendas and minutes are publicly posted online.

The Freeport City Council met on Friday, March 20, 2020 and approved by Ordinance 2020-2597 to move the General Election and the Charter Election to November 3, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Please find Ordinance 2020-2607 calling the General Election and Ordinance 2020-2608 calling the Charter Amendment Election to both be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

  • Public Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline: Monday,December 16, 2019 (30 days before the first day to file for a place on the ballot) Notice
  • First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Postcard Application (FPCA): Wednesday, January 1, 2020 
  • First day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 (30th day before the filing deadline)
  • Last day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot: Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:00 pm (78th day before election day)
  • Last day to File a Declaration of Write-In Candidacy: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 (74th day before election day)
  • Conduct Ballot Position Drawing: Monday, February 24, 2020 10:00 am (68th day before election day)
  • Last Day to Register to Vote: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 (30th day before election day)
  • First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance: Friday, October 23, 2020  (12th day before election day)
  • Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked): Friday, October 30, 2020 (12th day before election day)
  • Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance: Friday, October 30, 2020  (4th day before election day)
  • Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 (Election Day) at 7:00 pm if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Monday, May 4, 2020 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 pm if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 pm at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadline applies)

Election Day Information:

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 

Freeport Library

410 North Brazosport Blvd.

Freeport, Texas 77541

Contact Information for City of Freeport:

City of Freeport

200 West 2nd Street

Freeport, Texas 77541

Phone: 979-233-3526

City Secretary Email: bwells@freeport.tx.us


2020 Election Notices

General Election - English - Spanish

Charter Election - English - Spanish

Early Voting at Branch Polling Places

Election Day Voting Centers (Amended 08/25/20)

 

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