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Upcoming Special Election for the City of Red Oak

Important Dates Regarding the Special Election to be held November 4th, 2014:

October 6th, 2014 - Deadline to register for the November 4, 2014 Special Election

October 9th, 2014 - Notice of Election to be Published

October 16th, 2014 - Notice of Election to be Published

October 20th - October 31st, 2014 - Early Voting Period

October 24th, 2014 - Last day to receive an application for a ballot to be voted by mail

November 4th, 2014 -  Election Day

Early Voting Locations:

1.  Elections Office, 106 S. Monroe, Waxahachie  (extended hours)
     October 20th  - 24th             8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
     October 25th - Saturday      7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
     October 26th -  Sunday      10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
     October 27th - 31st              7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

2.  Midlothian Conference Center, 1 Community Dr., Midlothian, TX
3.  Fundamental Baptist Church, 220 W. Jefferson, Palmer, TX
4.  Ellis County Sub-Courthouse, 207 S. Sonoma Trl., Ennis, TX
5.  Acorn Community Center, 101 Live Oak, Bldg. 7, Red Oak, TX

Hours for Locations 2-5:
October 20th - 24th                8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
October 25th - Saturday        8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
October 26th - Sunday         10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
October 27th - 31st                 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Election Day Polling Places:
142                        Fundamental Baptist Church, 203 W. Jefferson St., Palmer, Tx  75152
143                        Vernon & Marjory Coffey Justice Center, 156 Louise Ritter Blvd, Red Oak, Tx 75154
144                        Red Oak Municipal Center, 200 Lakeview Parkway, Red Oak, Tx 75154
145, 146                Acorn Community & Family Center, 101 Live Oak St., Red Oak, Tx  75154
147                        Eastridge Elementary, 725 E. Ovilla Rd., Red Oak, Tx  75154
148                        Ferris Public Library, 301 E. Tenth St., Ferris, TX  75125

Election Day Hours:
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Photo ID Now Required for Voting in Person

2015 Municipal Election
The term of office for the Mayor and Council Member is three years.  The 2015 City of Red Oak General Election will be held for the place of Mayor, Council Member One, and Council Member Three.

For more information, contact the City Secretary's Office at 469.218.1207.


It is the responsibility and honor of the City Secretary's office to conduct and oversee the City Council election process for the City of Red Oak. 

Forms & Guides
Please note that all election records and campaign reports are considered open records and will be viewed as such by newspaper / media reporters and opponents.

Please, do not hesitate to call or visit the City Secretary's office if you are in need of assistance. After-hour appointments are available if necessary.

Reporting, Contributions & Expenditures
Questions regarding reporting procedures, contributions and expenditures are to be directed to the Texas Ethics Commission at (512) 463-5800 or (800) 325-8506

Election Law
  • Questions regarding election law are to be directed to the Secretary of State at (512) 463-5650 or (800) 252-8683
  • The general election to elect officers of the city shall be held on the second Saturday in May of each year.

Elective Officers & Term of Office
  • The mayor presides over council meetings and is recognized as the official head of the city government. In the absence of the mayor, the mayor pro-tem will perform the duties of the mayor.
  • The members of the City Council of the City of Red Oak, which includes five council members and a mayor, shall be the only elective officers of the city.
  • The term of office for all elected officials of the City of Red Oak shall be for a period of three years.

City Hall<br>Post Office Box 393<br>Red Oak, Texas 75154<br>972-617-3638 Fax: 469-218-1249