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Municipal Elections
Contact
Caitlyn Huddleston
City Secretary

200 S. Rusk
Gainesville, TX  76240

Ph: (940) 668-4500 ext 222
Fx: (940) 668-4518

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
All information contained on the City of Gainesville's webpages concerning elections is specific to elections conducted by the City, not Cooke County.  

The City Secretary Performs All Duties Related to Municipal Elections.  


The first Saturday in May is the Uniform Election date for the City's General Election of City officials in Gainesville, Texas.

The Gainesville City Charter provides for election of six council members, a mayor, and a municipal judge.  The six council members are elected by the qualified voters in six city wards.  The mayor and municipal judge are elected at large by the qualified voters in all six wards of the city.

In even numbered years, the municipal judge is elected at large, and council members are elected in Ward 3, Ward 5, and Ward 6.

In odd numbered years, the mayor is elected at large, and council members are elected in Ward 1, Ward 2, and Ward 4.