Elections (Elecciones)


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.

May 1, 2021 General Election

The City of Round Rock will be holding a General Election to elect Council Member Place 3, and Council Member Place 5.  Applications for a place on the ballot are accepted at Round Rock City Hall, 221 E. Main Street, Round Rock, Texas, only during the filing period as prescribed by the Texas Election Code.

Required Filing Period Notice (Español)

Resolution calling the election

Candidate packets can be downloaded here starting January 8, 2021 or paper copies can be picked up at the City Clerk’s Office at the address below (packets – both online and in paper – are only available during the filing period).

The filing period for the May 1, 2021 General Election has closed.



Candidate Filings – in order that they filed

Place 3
Matt Baker

Janneke Parrish

Place 5
Kristin Stevens

Tina Steiner


The following is election information required by state law:

City Council members are elected for 3 year staggered terms.

Council term expiration dates:
May 2021: Place 3 and Place 5
May 2022: Place 2 and Place 6 
May 2023: Mayor, Place 1 and Place 4

Applications for a place on the ballot are only accepted during the prescribed filing period at Round Rock City Hall, 221 E. Main Street, Round Rock, Texas

Candidate packets can be downloaded at the link above or paper copies can be picked up at the City Clerk’s Office at the address above during the filing period only. Inquiries regarding elections need to be made to:

Sara White, City Clerk
E-mail: swhite@roundrocktexas.gov | Phone: 512-218-5404


Section 2051.152 of the Government code requires the City of Round Rock to post the date and location of the next election for City Council, as well as the requirements and deadline to run for office, continuously for one year prior to the next election.  The information below, along with other information on this page, fulfills this requirement.

  • Date of next City Council election:  Saturday, May 1, 2021
  • Location of next City Council election: Polling locations in Round Rock for this election are yet to be determined.
  • Candidate eligibility requirements are below.  The deadline to file a candidate application is Friday, February 12, 2021 at 5:00 PM (no late applications accepted)

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)

Semi-Annual Campaign Finance Reports

November 3, 2020 General and Special Elections (Postponed from May 2, 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.

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