City of Fredericksburg Elections

Welcome to the City of Fredericksburg City Secretary’s Election page. The following information is provided to guide voters and potential candidates through the election process.           

City Secretary’s Office Election Role

The City Secretary’s Office is responsible for managing and conducting the City of Fredericksburg’s municipal elections.  The Office is also responsible for providing local candidates, local officeholders, and specific-purpose committees access to applications, forms, deadlines, reports and other documents related to election information.   The Office is also responsible for meeting all legal requirements and notifying voters of upcoming elections.  The City may contract a particular election with the Gillespie County Election Administrator to conduct election votings, but the authority with whom required election documents are filed and required notices remain with the City Secretary’s Office.   The Office also preserves the required documents in accordance with the State of Texas Library and Archive Commission Retention Schedule.  


  • December 16, 2019                 Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline
  • January 15, 2020                     First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot
  • February 14, 2020                   Last Day to Order General Election or Special Election and Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot
  • April 2, 2020                            Last Day to Register to Vote
  • April 20, 2020                          First Day of Early Voting and Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail
  • April 28, 2020                          Last Day of Early Voting
  • May 2, 2020                             Election Day

May 2, 2020, General Election will be for the purpose of electing a Mayor and two (2) City Councilmembers.  For information on the May 2, 2020 Candidates, see Candidate Information or (click here)


Notice of Deadline to file applications for Place on the Ballot (AVISO DE FECHA LÍMITE PARA PRESENTAR SOLICITUDES PARA UN LUGAR EN LA BOLETA) 

For additional questions contact Shelley Goodwin, City Secretary at (830)997-7521 or or 126 W. Main Street, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624