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.
 
2020 General Election Saturday, May 2nd        UNOFFICIAL RESULTS: Collin Co., Denton Co.
2020 Elección General el sabado 2 de mayo  

Early Voting by personal appearance begins April 20, 2020.
La votación adelantada en persona empesará el 20 de abril 2020

Voting Locations (Dirección(es) de las casillas electorales)
Collin County          Early Voting     Election Day
Denton County       Early Voting     Election Day - ***(Denton County residents will vote at the Collin County Locations for the May 2nd City Election)

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. More information

Identificacion con fotografia necesaria *
Los texanos deberan demonstrar una ID con foto aprobada al votar en persona. Para mas información
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 information 972-382-2682 x1071 vfaulkner@celina-tx.gov.


The next General Election will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2020.
This year a mayor and council persons for Place 4 and Place 5 will be elected to serve at-large (not geographically based), three-year terms. The terms of office will be from May 2020 to May 2023. 

Notice of Filing Period

The first day to file for a place on the ballot is Wednesday, January 15, 2020. The deadline to file is 5:00 p.m. February 14, 2020.

Register to Vote

The last day to register to vote in order to be able to vote in the May 2, 2020 election is April 2, 2020. Click here

Election Day


Saturday, May 2, 2020, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Celina ISD Administration Bldg.

Terms


Council members are elected "at-large," each representing the entire community, and each serving three-year terms. The Mayor and Places 4 and 5 terms are up in May of 2020, Places 2, 3, are up in May of 2021, and Places 1 and 6 are up in May of 2022.

Qualifications


Qualifications for Office: All candidates for office must 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.

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

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