Tyler May 2019 City Council Candidates

Unofficial Votes

 District 1, Central   - Incumbent Linda Sellers 

District 3 N. West Dalila Reynoso

                                    Shirley J. McKellar

                                    Pamela Phoenix 

District 5, East - Incumbent Bob Westbrook

Special Election

District 6, South - Criss Sudduth


Tyler City Council elections are held in May of each year. The election for Mayor and Council Districts 2, 4, and 6 are held on even numbered years. The election for Council Districts 1, 3, and 5 are held on odd numbered years. All candidates for Tyler City Council elections must register with the City Clerk's Office and meet the following requirements, as set forth in the City Charter:

 Qualifications of Council candidates and Councilmembers

 Each Council candidate and Councilmember shall, in addition to the other qualifications prescribed by law at the time of election

  • Be a qualified voter in the City;

  • Be a resident of the district from which election is sought for at least six months prior to the election;

  • Continue to reside in that district while representing it.

The City Clerk's Office is located on the first floor of Tyler City Hall, 212 N. Bonner. The office is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

The Mayor and Council members serve two-year terms, with a term limit of three consecutive terms. They are not paid for their service to the citizens of Tyler.

Tyler residents must be registered voters to participate in the City Council election. Voter registration is handled through the Smith County Voter Registration Office. For more information about who may vote in Texas please view A Guide to Voter Registration published by the Office of the Secretary of State, or call the Smith County Voter Registration Office at 903-590-4777.

2019 Notice of Election



 To the registered voters of City of Tyler, Texas:

(A los votantes registrados del Ciudad de Tyler, Texas)

 Notice is hereby given that the polling places listed below will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., on May 4, 2019, for voting in a general election to elect a Councilmember for District 3.

 (Notifiquese, por las presente, que las casillas electorales sitados abajo se abrirán desde las 7:00 a.m. hasta las 7:00 p.m. el 4th de Mayo de 2019 para votar en la Elección General para elegir a un alcalde y un un concejal de distrito 3)



Election Day Vote Centers

                                                                                   May 4, 2019 – 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

 On Election Day, Smith County voters may vote at ANY location listed below: 



City & Zip Code

The HUB–Smith County Elections Office

304 E. Ferguson Street

Tyler, 75702

Jones/Boshears Elementary

3450 Chandler Hwy

Tyler, 75702

St. Louis Baptist Church

4000 Frankston Hwy.

Tyler, 75702

TJ Austin Elementary School

1105 W. Franklin

Tyler, 75702

Dayspring United Methodist Church

310 W. Cumberland Road

Tyler, 75703

Hubbard Middle School

1300 Hubbard Dr.

Tyler, 75703

For early voting, a voter may vote at any of the locations listed below:

 (Para la Votación Adelantada, los votantes podrán votar en cualquiera de las ubicaciones nombradas abajo.)


 Monday, April 22, 2019 - Friday, April 26, 2019                  8:00 am – 5:00 pm

(Del lunes 22 de Abril de 2019 al Viernes 26 de Abril de 2019 de 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.)


Monday, April 29, 2019 - Tuesday, April 30, 2019               7:00 am – 7:00 pm

(Del lunes 29 de Abril de 2019 al Martes 30 de Abril de 2019 de 7:00 am – 7:00 pm.)


Main Early Voting Location:                                  

R.B. Hubbard Center, “The Hub” - Smith County Elections Office            

304 East Ferguson Street                                           

Tyler, Texas 75702                                                    

 Applications for ballot by mail shall be mailed to:

(Las solicitudes para boletas de votación adelantada por correo deberán enviarse a:)


                                    __Joanna Stanfield_________________________ 

                                    (Name of Early Voting Clerk)

                                    (Nombre del Secretario de la Votación Adelantada)


                                    ___304 E. Ferguson St. _______________________

                                     (Address) (Dirección)

                                     ___Tyler, Texas _____75702___________________

                                     (City) (Ciudad) (Zip Code) (Código Postal)

 Applications for ballots by mail must be received no later than the close of business on: __April 23, 2019

(Las solicitudes para boletas de votación adelantada por correo deberán  recibirse para el fin de las horas de negocio el:)

 Issued this the ___13th_ day of _____February___________, 20 19.

 (Emitida este día __13th_______ de _______Febrero__________, 20 19______.)


_/S/Mayor Heines ____________________________

 Signature of Presiding Officer (Firma del Oficial que Preside)




2019 Election Calendar

First Day to file for place on ballot Jan. 16, 2019

Last Day to file for place on general election ballot (Districts 1, 3 and 5) February 15, 2019     

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail March 20, 2019

Last Day to Register to Vote April 4, 2019

First Day of Early Voting April 22, 2019

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail, April 23, 2019 (received not postmarked)

Last Day of Early Voting April 30, 2019

Election Day May 4, 2019

Election Returns may be canvassed between May 7-15, 2019

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