Elections

The City of Elkhart is a general law city. City Council meetings are held on the first Monday of each month beginning at 6:00 p.m.

CITY OF ELKHART CONTACT INFORMATION
MAILING ADDRESS OF POLITICAL SUBDIVISION TELEPHONE NUMBER EMAIL ADDRESS
  City of Elkhart Jan Stuteville Jan Stuteville
  110 W. Parker St  City Secretary City Secretary
  Elkhart, TX 75839 903.764.5657 jan.stuteville@cityofelkharttx.gov
     
ELECTED OFFICER'S INFORMATION
ELECTED OFFICERS YEAR INITIALLY ELECTED TERM EXPIRES
Jennifer McCoy, Mayor 2021 2023
Lucia Butler, Council Member, Place 1 2022 2024
Randy McCoy, Council Member, Place 2 2022 2023
Tammy Baughman, Council Member, Place 3 2022 2024
James Warren, Council Member, Place 4 2021 2023
Chuck Conner, Council Member, Place 5 2022 2024
The Mayor and all Council Members serve two-year terms.    
NEXT ELECTION INFORMATION    
DATE OF NEXT OFFICER ELECTION
May 6, 2023* LOCATION OF NEXT OFFICER ELECTION
*City Council Elections are held each year on the 1st Saturday in May Polling Sites-Early Voting- 110 W Parker St. Elkhart, Tx 75839, Election Day Voting-424 W. Parker St, Elkhart, TX 75839
     
CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS AND DEADLINE TO FILE
CANDIDATE OF ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Am I registered to Vote? DEADLINE TO FILE CANDIDATE APPLICATION
www.nass.org/can-I-vote    
Texas Ethics Commission First Day to file for place on ballot:
https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/ Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Secretary of State    
https://www.sos.state.tx.us Last Day to File for place on ballot:
  Friday, February 17, 2023 by 5:00 p.m.
     
     
Forms are available on the Secretary of State website and the Texas Ethics Commission website, but the full Candidate Packet is obtained from the City Secretary, 110 W. Parker St, Elkhart, Tx 75839, The first Week of January.
QUALIFICATIONS TO RUN FOR MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL
1.  Must be a United States citizens
2. Must be 18 years of age or older on the first day of the term to be filled at the election  
3. Must not have been determined by a final judgement of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to 
         A. totally mentally incapacitated; or
         B. partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote
4. Must not have been convicted of a felony from which the person has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilites.
5. Must have resided continuously in the state for 12 months and in the City of Elkhart for six months.
6. Must be registered voter in the territory from which the office is elected.



CITY OF ELKHART

2022 GENERAL ELECTION - MAY 7, 2022

UNOFFICIAL ELECTION RESULTS

CITY COUNCIL PLACE 2

EARLY VOTING

ELECTION DAY

TOTAL

Billy Jack Wright

3

14

17

James Chris Sheridan

0

15

15

Randy McCoy

75

33

108

Provisional Ballots

 

2

2

Total

78

64

142

 

 

 

 

PROPOSITION 1

EARLY VOTING

ELECTION DAY

TOTAL

For

67

50

117

Against

8

13

21

 

 

 

 

Total

75

63

138

 

For Additional Information:

City of Elkhart

Jan Stuteville, Interim City Secretary

110 W Parker St, Elkhart, TX 75839

Ph: (903) 764-5657

Email: jan.stuteville@cityofelkharttx.gov

Municipal Election

May 7, 2022

Elkhart Mayor and City Council

Place

 

Current Elected Official

 

Term Ends

Mayor

 

Jennifer McCoy

 

05/2023

*Place One

 

Lucia Butler

 

05/2022

*Place Two (unexpired term)

 

Karen Bridges

 

05/2023

*Place Three

 

 

Tammy Baughman

 

05/2022

Place Four

 

James Warren

 

05/2023

*Place Five

 

Chuck Conner

 

05/2022

 

*An election will be held on May 7, 2022, for terms ending in May 2022. All offices are for a two-year term.