General Election


The City of Timpson holds annual elections on the May uniform election date (first Saturday in May).

General Information
The City Council is made up of six members (Mayor and five councilmembers).  All councilmembers are elected "at large."  All office holders for city elective office shall meet the requirements for public office prescribed by state and federal law​​.  They must be registered voters, reside in Texas for 1 year and within the city limits for at least 6 months prior to the election and be at least 18 years of age by the date of the election.         ​

May 4, 2024 Election – City Council Member (2) and City Mayor

The filing period for the May 4, 2024, General Election will be Wednesday, January 17, 2024 – Friday, February 16, 2024.
Candidate packets will be available for pick-up at City Hall starting January 17th at 8:00 AM and must be returned to the City Secretary
no later than Friday, February 16th, by 5:00 PM.​​
​The early voting period will be Monday, April 22 – Tuesday, April 30 at Timpson City Hall, 456 Jacob St., Timpson TX 75975
Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 5:00 PM​.
Election Day is May 4th, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM at the Timpson ISD Middle School Gymnasium located on 836 Bear Dr.​

Questions regarding election law, you may visit the Texas Secretary of State at (512) 463-5650 or 1-800-252-VOTE (8683)

For additional information​, please visit the following resources:
​Shelby County Election Office
Texas Secretary of State Elections Division
Texas Ethics Commission​​​
VR for Candidates (HB 484) FAQ​

Running for local offices​
Candidacy for Local Political Subdivisions​
Terms, Qualification and Vacancies​


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The Texas Election Code 631(b) requires a photo ID in order to vote in Texas. The Texas Transportation Code, Chapter 521A and 37 Texas Administration Code, Sections 15.181-185, authorizes DPS to issue Election Identification Certificates. Please click on the links below for additional information and the application form.

Election Identifications Certificate (EIC) Now Required for Texas Voters

Application for Texas Election Certificate (DL-14C)

For 2024-2025 Election dates & information go to or contact theCity Secretary.