The City Secretary is the election official for the city and oversees the administration of city elections to ensure compliance with all city, state and federal election laws and policies and to ensure that city elections are conducted in a fair and impartial manner.
The City contracts with the Dallas County Elections Department to conduct joint elections along with other entities. Participating in joint elections enables the City to reduce election expenses and is more convenient for voters who can visit one location to vote on all issues including municipal candidates and school board trustees.
An election is held each year on the first Saturday in May to elect Councilmembers:
- In even-numbered years, an election is held to fill Places 3, 4 and 5
- In odd-numbered years, the Mayor and Places 1, 2 and 6 are elected.
The current Mayor and City Council are as follows:
Mayor – Stan Pickett
Place 1 – Robert Miklos
Place 2 – Jeff Casper
Place 3 – Bruce Archer
Place 4 – Dan Aleman
Place 5 – Greg Noschese
Place 6 – Tandy Boroughs
The annual municipal election to elect Councilmembers for Places 3, 4 and 5 and a Special Election for the purpose for considering amendments to the Home Rule Charter of the City of Mesquite, Texas, will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018.
2018 City Council CandidatesCity Council, Place 3
City Council, Place 4
*Dan Aleman, Jr.
City Council, Place 5
Lakeside Activity Center, 101 Holley Park Drive, Mesquite, Texas, 75149
Florence Recreation Center, 2501 Whitson Way, Mesquite, Texas, 75150
And at all locations as designated by the Dallas County Elections Administrator.
Saturday, April 28, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 29, 2018, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Monday, April 30, 2018 through Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Any qualified voter for the General Election and Special Election may vote early by personal appearance at either the main early voting location or at any of the branch locations. The main early voting polling place is George L. Allen, Sr., Court Building, 600 Commerce Street, Dallas, Texas, 75202.
Dallas County Elections Department
2377 N. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 820
Dallas, Texas 75207
Ordinance Calling May 5, 2018, General Election and Special Election
Notice of Drawing for Place on the Ballot for May 5, 2018, General Election