Elections

The City Secretary serves as the Chief Election Official for the City of Frisco. City elections shall be conducted in accordance with the Texas Election Code and held annually on the first Saturday in May.

The City of Frisco is a Home Rule municipal government and operates under a council-manager form of government. The mayor and six council members are elected at-large. The City of Frisco is located in both Collin and Denton counties and contracts elections through both the Collin County Elections Administrator and the Denton County Elections Administrator. 

The next General Election will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2020 for the positions of Mayor, City Council Place 5, and City Council Place 6. For more information on who is currently serving on City Council click here.

Section 5.02 of the City Charter states to file for an elective City office, one must meet the following requirements/qualifications:

(1) Candidates for elective City offices shall file for office in accordance with the Texas Election Code. Each candidate’s application for a place on the ballot must be accompanied by a nonrefundable filing fee of two hundred dollars ($200) or, in lieu of the  payment of a filing fee, a petition signed by no less than 25 qualified voters of the City or one-half of one percent of the total votes received in the City by all candidates for Mayor in the most recent mayoral Special Election, whichever is greater. Those candidates choosing to submit a petition should click here to access the approved petition form.

(2) Candidates for elective City offices shall meet the following qualifications:

(A) Shall be at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of the election for which they are filing;

(B) Shall be a qualified voter;

(C) Shall have resided within the corporate limits of the City, or recently annexed territory, for at least one (1) year immediately preceding the filing date;

(D) Shall not, at the time of filing or while in office, be in arrears in payment of taxes or other liabilities due the City after notice of any delinquency;

(E) No candidate may file in a single election for more than one (1) office or position as provided by this Charter;

(F) The office of an incumbent elected City official shall become vacant when the person holding such office files an application to have his or her name placed on  an official ballot as a candidate for any elective public office other than the one  such  person holds, unless otherwise prohibited by law; and

(G) Shall comply with all other City ordinances or resolutions that may be applicable.

Important Dates 
First Day to File for a Place on the General Election BallotWednesday, January 15, 2020
Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election BallotFriday, February 14, 2020
Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-In CandidacyTuesday, February 18, 2020


More information regarding 2020 Elections Dates may be found via the Texas Secretary of State

Polling Locations:
Polling Locations for the May 2, 2020 Election will not be determined until March of 2020. See 2019 locations here.

Candidate Packets:
If you are interested in running for city office, Candidate Packets for the 2020 General Election will be available on this page in late December 2019.

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