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City Council elections are conducted on the first Saturday in May of each year. Two Council Member positions, one from the east ward and one from the west ward are up for election every year and the Mayor position runs every third year. All members of the City Council and the Mayor are elected for three-year terms and there are no term limits.

Información de elección – La versión española disponible sobre la petición.

      Notice of Required Identification  
      Photo ID Required - Texas Secretary of State poster
      First Steps for Candidates Running for a City Office

General Election - May 4, 2019 
The City of Rockdale will hold a General Election on Saturday, May 4, 2019 for the purpose of electing one Mayor At-Large, one Council Member for the East Ward, and one Council Member for the West Ward.

     Notice of Joint General & Special Election for 2019
     Certified List of Write-in Candidates for 2019
     2019 Election Calendar (full version)  
     Summary of Important Dates    

The Elections Office (at Rockdale City Hall) will be OPEN from 8-11 AM on Friday, April 19, 2019 to accept hand-delivered applications for ballots by mail

Special Election - May 4, 2019  
The City of Rockdale will hold a Special Election on Saturday, May 4, 2019 for the purpose of amending the City Charter.

2019 Special Election Ordinance with Ballot Language
     Charter Amendment Ballot Language - English version
     Charter Amendment Ballot Language - Spanish version   

Election Map
View a map of the City of Rockdale East and West wards.

Bond or Sales Tax Elections
Bond or sales tax elections are held either on the first Saturday in May or on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. No bond or sales tax election is being planned at this time.