Highland Village General Election - May 6, 2023

UPDATE - Unofficial election results are as follows:

Place 3Place 5  
Kevin Cox - 828 VotesRhonda Hurst - Unopposed - 1,162 VotesBrian Fiorenza - Unopposed - 1,154 Votes
Cindy Richter - 816 Votes

You may also access the results via the Denton County Elections website.  

The Highland Village City Council is composed of a Mayor and six Council members.  The Mayor and Council are elected at-large and represent the entire community.  The next scheduled General Election for the City of Highland Village will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023, for the purpose of electing members of City Council to Places 3, 5 and 7 to serve two-year terms.   During Early Voting, registered voters may vote at any Denton County Polling Site, including the Highland Village Municipal Complex located at 1000 Highland Village Road.  Early Voting will be held on the following dates and times:

Monday - Saturday
April 24 - April 29, 2023
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
April 30, 2023
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Tuesday
May 1 - May 2, 2023
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

On Election Day registered voters may vote from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Highland Village Municipal Complex.

Notices for the May 6, 2023 General Election

Notice of General Election
Notice of Voting Order Priority
Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot
Resolution 2023-3042 Ordering the May 6, 2023 General Election
Notice of Deadline to File an Application for Place on the Ballot

Acceptable Forms of ID for Voting in Person

Texas Driver License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
Texas Personal Identification Card issued by DPS
Texas Handgun License issued by DPS
United States Military Identification Card containing the person's photograph
United States Citizenship Certificate containing the person's photograph
United States Passport (book or card)

Filing Period for Candidates

The City Secretary's Office will accept applications from qualified persons interested in running for any of the above referenced places during the filing period designated by state law, as shown below.  During the filing period, the City Secretary's Office will receive applications at the Highland Village Municipal Complex, located at 1000 Highland Village Road, during regular business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding City holidays.

Filing Period for the May 6, 2023 General Election - Places 3, 5 and 7
First Day to File for Place on the Ballot
(108th day before Election)
January 18, 2023
Last Day to File for Place on the Ballot
(78th day before Election)
February 17, 2023

If you are interested in running for office, you will find additional information and the required forms on the Candidate Information link on the City’s website or by contacting the City Secretary’s Office at (972) 899-5132.

Candidate Qualifications

To be eligible to be a candidate, a person shall:

1.  be a United States citizen;
2. be 18 years of age or older;
3. be a qualified and effectively registered voter of the City;
4. have not been determined by a final judgment of a court to be mentally incapacitated;
5. have not been convicted of a felony from which the candidate has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities;
6. have resided within the corporate limits of the City for the twelve consecutive months prior to the date of election;
7. not file for more than one office or position number per election; and
8.  satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law or be disqualified by reason of any provision of any other section of the City Charter.

Contact Information

For additional information about City elections, please contact the City Secretary’s Office:
Mailing Address: 1000 Highland Village Road, Highland Village, Texas 75077
Telephone Number: (972) 899-5132
Email: citysecretary@highlandvillage.org