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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 and 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.
Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson Street, Denton
County Precincts
1014   1038   4009   4010   4011   4013   4014   4041
North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust Street, Denton
County Precincts
1008   1009   1010   1011   1012   1013   1039   4006   4008   4012   4040   4042
North Lakes Recreation Center, 2001 W. Windsor Drive, Denton
County Precincts
4001   4003   4004   4005   4007   4038   4039
Denia Recreation Center, 1001 Parvin Street, Denton
County Precincts
1015   1016   1017   1018   1019   4015   4016   4037
Krum ISD Administration Building, 1200 Bobcat Blvd., Krum
County Precincts
Ponder Town Hall, 405 Shaffner, Ponder
County Precincts

Argyle Town Hall, 308 Denton, Argyle
County Precincts

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
(tax freeze)

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:

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