Elections

The City Secretary serves as the Chief Election Official for the City of Celina. City elections shall be conducted in accordance with the Texas Election Code. The regular city elections shall be held annually on the first Saturday in May. Special elections shall be held on dates as required by the Texas Election Code. The City of Celina operates as a Home Rule Municipality with a Council/Manager form of government. The Mayor and six Council Members are elected at large.

2021 General Election Saturday, May 1st        UNOFFICIAL RESULTS: Collin Co., Denton Co.
2021 Elección General el sabado 1 de mayo  

Early Voting by personal appearance begins April 19, 2021.
La votación adelantada en persona empezará el 19 de abril 2021

Voting Locations (Dirección(es) de las casillas electorales)
Collin County          Early Voting Election Day
Denton County       Early Voting Election Day 

Sample Ballots (Boletas)
Collin County
Denton County

Voter registration Collin County 
information
Voter registration Denton County information
(Información de registro de votantes)

Voter ID now required
Voters are now required to present an approved form of photo identification in order to vote in person in all Texas Elections.

Identificacion con fotografia necesaria 
Los Texanos deberan demonstrar una ID con foto aprobada al votar en persona. 

If you have any questions regarding elections, please contact City Secretary Vicki Tarrant at 972-382-2682 x1071 or e-mail to vtarrant@celina-tx.gov. Para mas informacion, contacte a la Secretaria de la Ciudad Vicki  Tarrant al 972-382-2682 x1071 o vtarrant@celina-tx.gov.

This year a council person for Place 2 and a council person for Place 3 will be elected to serve at-large (not geographically based), for three-year terms. The terms of office will be from May 2021 to May 2024. 

Notice of Filing Period

The first day to file for a place on the ballot is Wednesday, January 13, 2021. The deadline to file is 5:00 p.m. February 12, 2021.

Register to Vote

The last day to register to vote in order to be able to vote in the May 1, 2021 election is April 1, 2021. 

Election Day

Saturday, May 1, 2021, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Collin County-Celina ISD Administration Bldg. 

Denton County-Prosper Fire Station #2, Pilot Point Sr. Center  

2022 General Election will be held on May 7, 2022

Terms

Council members are elected "at-large," each representing the entire community, and each serving three-year terms. Places 2, 3, are up May 1, 2021, and Places 1 and 6 are up May 7, 2022, and the Mayor and Places 4 and 5 are up May 6, 2023.

Qualifications for Office

All candidates for office must file an Application for a Place on the General Election Ballot along with an Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer, be citizens of the United States, have lived in the state for a minimum of one year prior to the filing deadline, be a resident of the City of Celina for six months prior to the filing deadline; must be a registered voter of the city as of the filing deadline, and be a minimum of 18 years of age.

The filing deadline for a May General Election is the 108th day before election day until the 78th day before election day.  Qualified residents interested in filing for a place on the ballot can download a candidate packet or pick up a candidate packet from City Hall located at 142 N. Ohio Street on the square. For more information contact Vicki Tarrant, City Secretary at 972-382-2682 x1071 or by email at vtarrant@celina-tx.gov.

Election Results - Coming soon

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