City Council elections are generally held each May. The City of Denton may also conduct elections on local matters each November. Denton County administers elections for the City, and you may find additional information about elections and voting at www.votedenton.com.
The City of Denton will be holding an election on May 6, 2017 for the purpose of electing council members to Districts 1, 2, 3, and 4.
City of Denton voters will also have an opportunity to vote on a proposition to authorize the adoption of a ceiling or limitation on the city ad valorem tax levy of a person who is disabled and a person who is sixty-five (65) years of age or older who makes application for an receives a homestead exemption.
Who are the candidates in the City Council Election?
As this is a single member district election, candidates must live in the district they wish to represent. Voters will only vote on the candidates running in the district the voter lives in.
Candidates in the City Council election are:
District One District Two District Three District Four
Gerard Hudspeth Keely Briggs Jason Cole Amanda Servis
Frances L. Hawes Don Duff John Ryan
Emily White Paul Meltzer
What district am I in?
Look up your voter district on Denton County’s website – http://www.votedenton.com
under the Voter Information tab, select Voter Lookup. Enter the requested information, select Search, and your voter information will be displayed.
Where do I vote early for the May 6, 2017 City Council Election and proposition?
Voting locations in the city of Denton are Denton County Elections Administration, 701 Kimberly Drive and the City of Denton Civic Center Community Room, 321 E. McKinney. Dates and times for voting at these locations are:
Denton County Elections Administration
Monday – Saturday April 24 – April 29 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday – Tuesday May 1 – 2 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
City of Denton Civic Center Community Room
Monday – Thursday April 24 – April 27 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday April 28 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday – Tuesday May 1 – 2 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.
NOTE: There is no Early Voting at the City of Denton Civic Center Community Room on Saturday, April 29.
There will be various additional Early Voting locations throughout Denton County. Any Denton County registered voter may vote at any of the Early Voting locations. Those locations will be listed on the Denton County Elections website at http://www.votedenton.com
along with dates and times. However, on Election Day, city of Denton voters must vote at the polling location designated by where they live.
Where do I vote on Election Day for the May 6, 2017 City Council Election and proposition?
To determine your voting location, locate the box on your voter registration card marked “City”. There will be a four digit number in that box which indicates your county precinct. Locate your county precinct on the list below to determine your voting location for the May 6, 2017 election.
District One – Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson Street
1014 1038 4009 4010 4011 4013 4014 4041
District Two – North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust Street
1008 1009 1010 1011 1012 1013 1039 4006 4008 4012 4040 4042
District Three – North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive
4001 4003 4004 4005 4007 4038 4039
District Four – Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin Street
1015 1016 1017 1018 1019 4015 4016 4037
Another method to find your county precinct is to access Denton County’s website. Go to http://www.votedenton.com
, click on the Voter Information tab and select Voter Lookup. Enter the requested information, select Search, and your voter information will be displayed. You can also click on My Districts for additional information.
For more information, please contact the Denton County Elections Department at (940) 349-3200 or the City Secretary’s Office at (940) 349-8309.
tax limitation proposition information
There will be an item on the ballot of the May 6, 2017 election to consider authorizing a ceiling or limitation on the City of Denton ad valorem tax levy for persons who are disabled and persons sixty-five (65) years of age or older who receive a homestead exemption.
The documents below were presented to the City Council in a January 10 work session and provide information regarding the estimated fiscal impact of enacting the tax limitation: