2019 City Elections

November 5, 2019, General Election

The annual municipal election is scheduled for Tuesday, November 5, 2019, to elect the Mayor and Councilmembers for Places 1 - 6.

2019 City Council Candidates

Listed in the order as they will appear on the ballot.

Mayor
Bruce Archer
*Stan Pickett

City Council, Place 1
Sherry Wisdom
Jenny Martinez
David Burris

City Council, Place 2
Kenny Green
Dorothy Patterson

City Council, Place 3
*Robert Miklos
Noe Villarreal
Jennifer Vidler



City Council, Place 4
*Tandy Boroughs
Bryan Odom

City Council, Place 5
B. W. Smith
Henry Brown
Sergio Garcia

City Council, Place 6
*Dan Aleman
Christina Sowells

*Incumbent

District Map

Click here to access the new interactive map of City Council Districts.

The map offers users a variety of options. Residents can see the district they live in, see all districts, select different viewing options and share the information.

City of Mesquite 2019 Voter Registration Services

Voter registration assistance will be offered at City of Mesquite facilities from July 15 - October 4. The City of Mesquite will have employees certified as Dallas County Volunteer Deputy Registrars. They will assist applicants in completing the Texas Voter Registration Application.City Marshals will  deliver the completed applications to the Dallas County Elections Office.

Watch a brief video on the 2019 Voter Registration Program.

Ver el video 2019 Registro de votantes.

Location & Hours of Voter Registration Services

Mesquite Main Library, 300 W. Grubb Dr.

Monday          3:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Tuesday          3:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Wednesday    3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Thursday         3:00 pm - 7:30 pm  

Friday              3:00 pm - 5:30 pm  

Saturday         10:00 am - 5:30 pm

North Branch Library, 2600 Oates Dr.

Monday          3:00 pm - 7:30 pm   

Tuesday          3:00 pm - 5:30 pm  

Wednesday    3:00 pm - 7:30 pm 

Thursday         3:00 pm - 7:30 pm 

Friday              3:00 pm - 5:30 pm   

Saturday         10:00 am - 5:30 pm

Parks & Recreation Department, 1515 Galloway Ave. 

Monday - Friday         8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

Polling Locations

Beginning with the Nov. 5, 2019, election, voters will be utilizing Countywide Voting Centers. Voters are no longer required to vote at their precincts on Election Day. They can vote at any polling location in Dallas County during Early Voting and Election Day Voting. Click on the following link for more information.

Countywide Voting Centers

Mesquite hosted public education meetings on new single member districts

The City of Mesquite held a series of public education meetings to provide the community an opportunity to learn more about the new single member district structure of the City Council. The meetings were:

  • Thursday, May 16, 7 p.m., Rutherford Recreation Center, 900 Rutherford Drive - Watch the video
  • Tuesday, May 21, 7 p.m., Mesquite City Hall, 757 N. Galloway Avenue - Watch the video
  • Thursday, May 23, 7 p.m., Florence Recreation Center, 2501 Whitson Way - Watch the video

The meetings offered information on the new single member district boundaries, insight into serving on City Council, an understanding of the Council-Manager form of government and the City Council agenda process as well as details on how City Council meetings are conducted. There were also presentations on the City’s budget and instructions for those interested in filing for their candidacy to serve on the City Council. 

Important election dates for the community include:

Friday, June 21 – Packets available online for City Council candidates. Click here to access City Council Candidate Packet.

Monday, July 15 – Semiannual statement of campaign contributions and expenditures due for candidates

Monday, July 22 – First day to file for office by candidates

Monday, August 19 – Last day to file for office by candidates

Wednesday, August 21 – Drawing for Place on Ballot and Candidate Orientation

Monday, September 9 – Personal Financial Statement due by candidates

Monday, October 7 – 30th day report due by candidates

Monday, October 7 – Last Day to register to vote with Dallas County Elections Office. Please call 214-819-6389 for more information.

Monday, October 21 – Early voting begins

Monday, October 28 – 8th day report due by candidates

Friday, November 1 – Early voting ends

Tuesday, November 5 – Election Day

Not later than Monday, November 18 – Canvass elections returns; administer Oaths of Office

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 – Semiannual statement of campaign contributions and expenditures due

For more information on the elections, please contact the City Secretary at 972-216-6244.