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- May 6th, 2023 - Upcoming Election
May 6th, 2023 - Upcoming Election
MAY 6, 2023 - GENERAL ELECTION INFORMATION AND PUBLIC DOCUMENTS
The City of DeSoto will hold a General Election on May 6, 2023 for Councilmember Place 2 and Councilmember Place 4.
The filing period for DeSoto residents for a place on the ballot is: Wednesday, January 18, 2023 through Friday, February 17, 2023, from 9:00am – 12 noon and 1:00pm – 4:30pm.
Applications for Councilmember Place 2 and Councilmember Place 4 will not be accepted after 5:00pm on Friday, February 17, 2023.
The filing period has closed.
The City Secretary’s Office makes available a candidate’s packet to acquaint candidates with applicable requirements for the City’s election. For the May 6, 2023 municipal election, candidate applications and packets will be available beginning Wednesday January 4, 2023. The candidate’s packet is not required in order to prepare to run for municipal office and provides information to assist those interested in running for municipal office.
Councilmember Place 2
Gilbert Graim, Jr. - firstname.lastname@example.org
Pierette Parker - Pparker4place2@gmail.com
Emmanuel Johnson - Emmanuel.J.Johnson@gmail.com
Councilmember Place 4
Andre’ Byrd, Sr. (incumbent) - Andrebyrd@sbcglobal.net
Erika Estes - email@example.com
Upcoming Candidate Forums
Hosted by: Dynamic DeSoto
Thursday, March 23rd
7pm – 9pm
Live Q/A Session
You can locate the zoom login information at Dynamic DeSoto
Zoom Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/88037216030?pwd=c01na090dUxLRXlWM1NGanpuZzk0QT09
Meeting ID: 880 3721 6030
Hosted by: AKA Upsilon Lambda Omega Chapter
(For Cedar Hill, DeSoto and Duncanville)
Saturday, March 25th
9:30am – 12:00pm
Concord Church (Chapel Room) located at 6808 Pastor Bailey Drive in Dallas, TX
Hosted by: Concerned DeSoto Citizens
Saturday, April 8th
10am – 12pm
DeSoto Bluebonnet Rooms
For more info, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
The City of DeSoto City Council recently adopted new redistricting boundaries, effective for the May 6, 2023 Election. For more information on the process, click here: http://www.ci.desoto.tx.us/2112/Redistricting-2022
If you’re interested in filing an application for a place on the upcoming ballot and want to verify you reside within the district(s) up for election, please click here: https://www.ci.desoto.tx.us/69/Find-Your-City-Councilmember
Early voting by in-person appearance will begin on Monday, April 24, 2023 and continue through Friday, April 28, 2023 between 8:00am - 5:00pm; on Saturday, April 29, 2023, between 8:00am and 5:00pm; on Sunday, April 30, 2023, between 12:00pm and 6:00pm; and on Monday, May 1, 2023 through Tuesday, May 2, 2023, between 7:00am - 7:00pm. Early voting will take place at Disciple Central Community Church (DC3), located at 901 North Polk Street, DeSoto, Texas.
|Election Day Voting is May 6, 2023 and is scheduled at the||following locations:|
|Disciple Central Community Church - Youth Room 104||901 North Polk Street|
|Faith Bible Church - Auditorium||1437 West Pleasant Run Road|
|Belt Line Conference Center||200 East Belt Line Road|
|Cockrell Hill Elementary School - Gym||425 South Cockrell Hill Road|
|The Meadows Elementary School - Gym||1016 The Meadows Parkway|
|Ruby Young Elementary School - Gym||707 Young Boulevard|
|DeSoto East Middle School - Gym/BLCC||601 East Belt Line Road|
|DeSoto High School - Dyer Gym 3 Foyer||600 Eagle Drive|
You may vote at any location offered in Dallas County during early voting and on election day. http://www.dallascounty.org/
*The first day to register to vote in this election is January 1, 2023
*The last day to register to vote in this election is April 6, 2023.
*Last day to receive an application for ballot by mail (ABBM) in the Dallas County Office (NOT POSTMARKED) is April 25, 2023.
(For mail-in ballot application, click here: English: https://www.dallascountyvotes.org/wp-content/uploads/5-15f.pdf or Spanish: https://www.dallascountyvotes.org/wp-content/uploads/5-15fspa.pdf)
Last day to receive ballot by mail in the Dallas County Office is May 6, 2023
For additional information on the Early Voting and Election Day locations, visit the Dallas County Elections site at www.dallascountyvotes.org.
If you have any questions regarding the May 6, 2023 General Election, please contact the City Secretary's Office at 972-230-9646.
Notice of Deadline to File Applications