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Municipal Elections

2016 Presidential Election

The deadline to register to vote in the November 8, 2016 election is October 11, 2016. 

Texas Voter Registration Applications, in English and Spanish, are available online through the Dallas County Elections office. The application is designed to be printed (on both sides of paper) and mailed directly to the Dallas County Registrar of Voters. The postage is prepaid on the application. 

The Dallas County Elections Department has created a helpful webpage to assist with questions regarding the Texas Photo ID Law. The webpage is comprehensive, and includes “Quick Links” for voter and election information.

Dallas County Early Voting Locations: View or print list

Highland Park Election Day Polling Locations
: View or print list

Municipal Elections 

Municipal elections for the Mayor and five Town Council Members are held on the first Saturday in May of even-numbered years. The Mayor and all Town Council Members are elected at-large and serve without compensation.

The municipal election to be held on Saturday, May 7, 2016, was cancelled by Ordinance No. 1991 on March 28, 2016; the following unopposed candidates were declared elected, and assumed their respective office on May 18, 2016:

        Joel T. Williams, III                          Mayor
        Bob Carter                                       Mayor Pro Tem
        David L. Dowler                               Town Council Member
        Eric Gambrell                                   Town Council Member
        Margo E. Goodwin                           Town Council Member
        John McKnight                                 Town Council Member
To be eligible to vote in the Town's municipal election, you must reside in the Town and be a registered voter. To be eligible to vote in Texas, you must:
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be a resident of Dallas County
  • Be 18 years of age (you may register at age 17 years and 10 months)
  • Not be a convicted felon (unless sentence is completed, including any probation or parole)
  • Not be declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law