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


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 Voting Locations - TBD

Early Voting:      

304 E. Ferguson St., Tyler, TX

April 22 - April 30 vote from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

April 29th & April 30, 2019 (7:00 am to 7:00 pm)

Election Day:

Saturday May 4th
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

  NOT CONFIRMED YET - TBD                                                                  

Polling Locations



Boulter Middle School

2926 Garden Valley Rd

75702 (Tyler)

Glass Recreation Center

501 W 32nd St

75702 (Tyler)

Bell Elementary

1409 Hankerson St

75701 (Tyler)

Rose Heights Church of God

2120 Old Omen Rd

75701 (Tyler)

St Louis Baptist Church

2800 Walton Rd

75701 (Tyler)

Heritage Building

1900 W Bellwood Rd

75702 (Tyler)

1st Church of the Nazerene

3700 Old Bullard Rd

75703 (Tyler)

Shiloh Pines Mobile Home Comm

2525 Shiloh Road

75703 (Tyler)

Three Lakes Middle School

2445 Three Lakes Pkwy

75703 (Tyler)


304 E Ferguson Ave

75702 (Tyler)

Hubbard Middle School

1300 Hubbard Dr.

75703 (Tyler)




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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