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City Elections

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The Next City of Brenham General Election is in 2027- check back for updates

2023 General Election information historical information

A General Election will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023, for the purpose of electing a Mayor, one (1) Councilmember for Place 2 - Ward 2, and one (1) Councilmember for Place 4 - Ward 4.  All positions will be for a four (4) year term.

May 6, 2023 General Election - Unofficial Results

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)




Election Details

General Election information can be found below:

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election-icons-04 Candidate Qualifications

To run for City Council you must:

  1. have been a resident of the City and any Ward you wish to represent for a period of 12 months immediately preceding the election;
  2. be at least 21 years of age, when elected;
  3. not be indebted to the City; and
  4. not be interested in the sale to the City of any supplies, equipment, materials, or articles.

Candidate Packet


If you would like to file an application for a place on the ballot, you can download one of the packets above, or you can stop by the City Secretary's office in City Hall (200 W. Vulcan St., Suite 204) to pick up a Candidate Packet.

The following documents must be filed with the City Secretary (see Candidate Packet for complete filing instructions):
Application for a Place on the Ballot
Appointment of a Campaign Treasurer
Code of Fair Campaign Practices

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election-icons-05 Early Voting Information

The first day of Early Voting for the General and Special Election will be Monday, April 24, 2023; the last day of Early Voting will be Tuesday, May 2, 2023.

The hours of Early Voting will be from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday (there will be no Early Voting on Saturday, April 29th or Sunday, April 30th ).  The Early Voting polling location is the Washington County Annex Building, 100 S. Park Street, Brenham, Texas.

Early Voting Daily Roster
April 24, 2023
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election-icons-01 Election Day Polling Locations

Election Day: Saturday, May 6, 2023

  • Ward 1: Nancy Carol Roberts Memorial Library,  100 Martin Luther King, Jr. Parkway
  • Ward 2: Washington County Event Center, 1305 E. Blue Bell Rd.
  • Ward 3: Brenham VFW Hall, 1200 E. Tom Green Street
  • Ward 4: Blinn Junior College Student Center, 1007 Walter Schwartz Way

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election-icons-03 Where Do I Vote?

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2023 General Election Frequently Asked Questions

Note: We have grouped questions and answers into categories and provided links to additional information when needed.

When are elections in Brenham?

I work in the City. Am I eligible to vote in a City election?

I own rental property in the City. Am I eligible to vote in the City election?

I'm not sure if I'm registered; how can I confirm my voter registration status?

What is the deadline to register to vote?

If I submit my registration by the deadline, what happens next?

I am registered to vote, but I moved this past year. Is there anything I need to do to make sure that I won't have a problem voting in May?

I don't remember seeing my certificate lately. Is that a problem? Don't I just stay registered?

I can't find my voter certificate/card. Will I be able to vote without it?

Can anybody vote early in person, or only those people who are going to be out of town on Election Day? What are the dates for voting early in person?

Where do I go to early vote?

Can anybody vote early by mail (also referred to as absentee voting)?

I meet one of the requirements shown above to vote early by mail. What do I do now? Are there deadlines connected with this procedure?

It's Election Day, I'm registered and ready to vote. Where do I go? What are the hours for voting on Election Day?

What do I need to take with me on Election Day to the polls?

What if I do not possess one of the acceptable forms of ID named above?