City of Round Rock Elections
The City of Round Rock holds annual general elections on the May uniform election date (first Saturday in May) each year. Specific information regarding the most recent and any upcoming elections is below as well as historical results.
City Councilmembers are elected for 3 year staggered terms.
Council term expiration dates:
May 2020: Mayor, Place 1 and Place 4
May 2021: Place 3 and Place 5
May 2022: Place 2 and Place 6
Per Section 5.02 of the Round Rock Charter, the requirements to file for a place on the ballot are as follows:
Sec. 5.02. – Filing for office.
(a)Eligibility to File. Each candidate for an elective City office shall meet the following qualifications:
(1)be a registered voter of the City;
(2)have resided for at least twelve (12) months preceding the election within the corporate limits of the City, including territory annexed prior to the filing deadline; and
(3)not be in arrears in the payment of any taxes or other liabilities due the City. “In arrears” is defined herein to mean that payment has not been received within ninety (90) days from due date.
(b)Additional restrictions. In addition to the foregoing qualifications, the following restrictions shall apply:
(1)An incumbent seeking reelection must file for the same Council Place number presently serving.
(2)No candidate may file for more than one office or Council Place number per election.
(3)No employee of the City shall continue in such employment after filing for an elective office of the City.
(4)No candidate shall be placed on the ballot unless his or her application is accompanied by either (1) a filing fee of two hundred-fifty dollars ($250), or (2) a petition signed by qualified voters residing in the City equal in the number to the greater of: (a) one hundred, or (b) one-half of one percent of the total votes received by all candidates for mayor in the most recent mayoral regular election. The signed petition shall be filed with the City Clerk, together with the candidate’s sworn application. Each signer next to his or her signature shall indicate the signer’s date of birth, date of signing, the signer’s printed name, and the street address of his or her place of residence, including the county of residence.
(Charter amendment approved by voters November 6, 1979; January 20, 1996; May 6, 2000; November 8, 2011; May 6, 2017)
May 2, 2020 General Election
- Friday, February 14, 2020 is the last day to file for a place on the ballot (78th day before election day)
An application for a place on the ballot may not be filed any earlier than 30 days before the filing deadline. The first day an applicant may file for the May 2, 2020 election is Wednesday, January 15, 2020.
May 4, 2019 General Election
November 6, 2018 Special Local Option Election
May 5, 2018 General Election
Historical Election Results (1996 to present)
Please contact the City Clerk, Sara White at 512-218-5404 for election results prior to 1996.
Voter ID Requirements
Pursuant to State Law, voter ID is required when voting in the State of Texas. For detailed information on this law, please visit the Texas Secretary of State’s website.
Helpful Election Links:
- Texas Secretary of State
- Texas Ethics Commission
- Williamson County Elections Office
- Travis County Elections Office