2021 Elections

General Election

May 1, 2021
7 am to 7 pm

Early Voting

April 19, 2021 through April 27, 2021
8 am to 5 pm

Filing Period

Candidate Information and Packets are available at:
City Secretary’s Office
6621 FM 2218 Richmond, TX 77469

Candidate Positions

  • Mayor Larry Bittner was elected as Mayor in November 2011 to finish a 2-year term. Re-elected in 2013 and 2017. His term expires in May 2021.

  • Alderman Damon Kuhn was elected in 2017 and his term expires in May 2021.

  • Alderman Carolyn Delmar was elected in 2018 to finish a 3-year term. Her term expires in  May 2021.

Qualifications for Office

Type A City (Local Gov’t Code, Section 22.032)

  • Mayor

    Residence — 1 year in state prior to the filing

    deadline; 1 year in city prior to election day

    Age — 18

    Must be a registered voter in territory elected from by the filing deadline*

  • Alderman

    Residence — 1 year in state prior to filing deadline; 6 months in the city (or ward) prior to filing deadline (Texas Elec. Code, Section 141.001(a); Brown v. Patterson, 609 SW 2nd 287)

    Age — 18

    Must be a registered voter in territory elected from by the filing deadline*

2021 Election Schedule

  • January 1, 2021 – First day to apply for a ballot by mail

  • January 13, 2021 – First day to file for a place on the General Election ballot

  • February 12, 2021 – Last day to file for a place on the General Election ballot

  • April 1, 2021 – Last Day to register to vote

  • April 19, 2021 – Last day to apply for a ballot by mail

  • April 19, 2021 – First day of early voting – 8 am to 5 pm

  • April 26 and 27 – Early Voting – 7 am to 7 pm

  • April 27, 2021 – Last Day of Early Voting

  • May 1, 2021 – Election Day

  • June 12, 2021 – Runoff Election date (If Necessary)