Important Dates - 2018

Important Dates for May 5, General Election & June 16 Runoff Election

Jan 1

First day to apply for ballot by mail with Denton or Tarrant County.

Jan 17 – Feb 16

(Mon – Fri 8am – 5pm)

Filing period for Mayor, Place 2, and Place 4 on the ballot.

Jan 15

Town Holiday (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

Jan 17

First day to file for a place on the ballot, as well as declaration of write-in candidacy.

Feb 16 (5pm)

Last day to file for a place on the ballot.

Feb 23 (5pm)

Last day for a ballot candidate to withdraw.

Last day for a write-in candidate to withdraw and have name removed from write-in list.

Feb 26 (5pm)

Conduct ballot order drawing in Town Secretary’s Office.

Apr 5

Last day to register to vote for May 5th Election.

Due date for filing 1st report of campaign contributions and expenditures (30th day before election) by opposed candidates and specific-purpose committees supporting or opposing opposed candidates by 5pm as applicable.

Apr 23

First day of regular Early Voting (by personal appearance).

Apr 23 – May 1

Early Voting Schedule

Denton County:

Apr 23-28 (Mon-Sat) 8am - 5pm

Apr 30- May 1 (Mon-Tue) 7am – 7pm

 

Tarrant County:

Apr 23-27 (Mon-Fri) 8am – 5pm

Apr 28 (Sat) 7am – 7pm

Apr 29 (Sun) 11am – 4pm

Apr 30-May 1 (Mon-Tue) 7am – 7pm

Apr 24

Last day to receive application from voter delivered in person for a ballot to be voted by mail.

Apr 27

Due date for filing 2nd report of campaign contributions and expenditures (8th day before election) by opposed candidates and specific-purpose committees supporting or opposing opposed candidates by 5pm as applicable.

              

May 1

Last day of regular Early Voting (by personal appearance).

May 5

Last day to receive application by mail for a ballot to be voted by mail, by 12 noon or close of business, whichever is later.

Sat, May 5

ELECTION DAY - polling location is based on where you live/by precinct and as follows:


Denton County:


  • West of FM 2499 & East of Old Cross Timbers - Flower Mound Public Library (3030 Broadmoor Ln)
  • West of FM 2499 and West of Old Cross Timbers - Denton County Southwest Courthouse (6200 Canyon Falls Dr)
  • East of FM 2499 - Flower Mound Municipal Court (4150 Kirkpatrick L

Tarrant County

:
  •  REC of Grapevine, 1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine

May 15

Reception - (5pm) for incoming/outgoing council members (as applicable)
Canvass election results (6pm) including Oaths of Office for newly elected officials, and conduct ballot order drawing for the June 16, 2018, Special Election (runoff) during the regular Town Council meeting and immediately following the canvassing of the May 5, 2018 election results.

Jun 4-12

Early Voting for runoff election.



Denton County:


June 4-9 (8am - 5pm)
June 11-12 (7am - 7pm)
*Local polling location at Municipal Court, 4150 Kirkpatrick Rd


Tarrant County:

June 4-8 (8am - 5pm)
June 9 (7am - 7pm)
June 10 (11am - 4pm)
June 11-12 (7am - 7pm)
*Local polling location at REC of Grapevine, 1175 Municipal Way
 

 Jun 8  Due date for filing of campaign contributions and expenditures (8th day before election) by opposed candidates and specific-purpose committees supporting or opposing opposed candidates by 5pm as applicable.

Jun 16

RUNOFF ELECTION DAY - polling locations to be advised!

Jul 16

Last day for filing report of campaign contributions and expenditures by opposed candidates `and specific-purpose committees supporting or opposing opposed candidates by 5pm as applicable.

Jul 20

Annual strategic planning session (tentative)

 

v Candidate forums are held by various groups or organizations (examples listed below). If the Town Secretary’s Office is made aware of these forum dates that information is included in the candidate packet solely as a courtesy to the candidates and for informational purposes. Event organizers are responsible for contacting the candidates directly.  The forum held at the Town Hall will be rebroadcasted via FMTV and the Town's website. Dates are selected by the organization requesting to host the debate and can be no sooner than the day following the last day on which candidates may withdraw. 

                           

 Mar 20 (6:30pm-9:30pm
Flower Mound Area Republican Club (this includes all LISD, Highland Village and Flower Mound candidates)
8:05pm (FM Council Candidates) 8:45 (FM Mayor Candidates)

 Apr 12 (11am)

Seniors in Motion, Senior Center, 2701 West Windsor Dr

 Apr 18 (7pm) Cross Timbers Gazette, Town Hall, 2121 Cross Timbers Rd
(Rebroadcasted via FMTV)

 Apr 24 (5:30pm meet and greet 6pm start)

Flower Mound Chamber of Commerce, at the Marriott Courtyard, 4330 Courtyard Way.