Elections

Primary Runoff Election - May 24, 2022

During Early Voting, registered voters may vote at any Denton County Polling Site, including the Highland Village Municipal Complex located at 1000 Highland Village Road.  Early Voting will be conducted May 16 - 20, 2022 from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.  On Election Day, registered voters may vote from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the following locations:

PrecinctsRepublican Election Day LocationsDemocratic Election Day Locations
3152Highland Village Municipal Complex
1000 Highland Village Road
Briarhill Middle School - Large Gymnasium
2100 Briarhill Blvd
3153Highland Village Municipal Complex
1000 Highland Village Road
Briarhill Middle School - Large Gymnasium
2100 Briarhill Blvd
3154Highland Village Municipal Complex
1000 Highland Village Road
Briarhill Middle School - Large Gymnasium
2100 Briarhill Blvd
3155Highland Village Municipal Complex
1000 Highland Village Road
Briarhill Middle School - Large Gymnasium
2100 Briarhill Blvd


For additional information, please contact Denton County Elections at (940) 349-3200.


Highland Village General Election - May 7, 2022

UPDATE - Unofficial election results are now available via the Denon County Elections website.  The official canvass of the votes will take place on Tuesday, May 17, 2022.

The Highland Village City Council is composed of a Mayor and six Council members.  The Mayor and Council are elected at-large and represent the entire community.  The next scheduled General Election for the City of Highland Village will be held on Saturday, May 7, 2022 for the purpose of electing members of City Council to Places 1 (Mayor), 2, 4 and 6 to serve two year terms.   During Early Voting, registered voters may vote at any Denton County Polling Site, including the Highland Village Municipal Complex, located at 1000 Highland Village Road.  Early Voting will be held on the following days and times:

DaysDatesTime
Monday - Saturday
April 25 - April 30
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday
May 1
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Tuesday
May 2 - 3
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.


On Election Day, registered voters may vote from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Highland Village Municipal Complex located at 1000 Highland Village Road.


Notices for the May 7, 2022 General and Special Election 

Notice of General Election- Aviso de Eleccion General
Notice of Voting Order Priority for Voters with Certain Disabilities
Resolution 2022-2992 Canceling the May 7, 2022 Special Election Only
Resolution 2022-2987 Ordering the May 7, 2022 General and Special Elections
Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot - Special Election
Notice of Deadline to File Applications for Place on the Ballot - General Election


Filing Period for Candidates - General Election

The City Secretary’s Office will accept applications from qualified persons interested in running for any of the above referenced places during the filing period designated by state law, as shown below.  During the filing period, the City Secretary’s Office will receive applications at the Highland Village Municipal Complex, located at 1000 Highland Village Road, during regular business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding City holidays. 

Filing Period for the May 7, 2022 General Election - Places 1 (Mayor), 2, 4 and 6
First Day to File for Place on the Ballot:
(108th day before Election)
January 19, 2022
Last Day to File for Place on the Ballot:
(78th day before Election)
February 18, 2022


If you are interested in running for office, you will find additional information and the required forms on the Candidate Information link on the City’s website or by contacting the City Secretary’s Office at (972) 899-5132.

Highland Village Special Election - May 7, 2022

UPDATE:  The candidate for this election is unopposed, therefore the Special Election to fill the remaining term of office for City Council Place 7 has been cancelled.

The Highland Village City Council Member presently serving in Place 7 has filed to run for a different place on City Council.  The term of office for Place 7 will not end until May, 2023, thereby a Special Election will be held on May 7, 2022 to fill the remaining portion of the term of office for Place 7.

Filing Period for Candidates - Special Election

The City Secretary’s Office will accept applications from qualified persons interested in running for any of the above referenced places during the filing period designated by state law, as shown below.  During the filing period, the City Secretary’s Office will receive applications at the Highland Village Municipal Complex, located at 1000 Highland Village Road, during regular business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding City holidays. 

Filing Period for the May 7, 2022  Special Election for Place 7
First Day to File for Place on the Ballot:
(87th day before Election)
February 9, 2022
Last Day to File for Place on the Ballot:
(62nd day before Election is on a Sunday;  action extended to Monday, the 61st day before Election)
March 7, 2022


If you are interested in running for office, you will find additional information and the required forms on the Candidate Information link on the City’s website or by contacting the City Secretary’s Office at (972) 899-5132.

Candidate Qualifications

To be eligible to be a candidate, a person shall:

1.  be a United States citizen;
2. be 18 years of age or older;
3. be a qualified and effectively registered voter of the City;
4. have not been determined by a final judgement of a court to be mentally incapacitated;
5. have not been convicted of a felony from which the candidate has not been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities;
6. have resided within the corporate limits of the City for the twelve consecutive months prior to the date of election;
7. not file for more than one office or position number per election; and
8.  satisfy any other eligibility requirements prescribed by law or be disqualified by reason of any provision of any other section of the City Charter.

Contact Information

For additional information about City elections, please contact the City Secretary’s Office:
Mailing Address: 1000 Highland Village Road, Highland Village, Texas 75077
Telephone Number: (972) 899-5132
Email: citysecretary@highlandvillage.org 

Acceptable Forms of ID for Voting in Person

  1. Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
  2. Texas election identification certificate issued by DPS
  3. Texas personal identification card issued by DPS
  4. Texas handgun license issued by DPS
  5. United States military identification card containing the person’s photograph
  6. United States citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph
  7. United States passport

Note: With the exception of the United States citizenship certificate, the identification must be current or have expired no more than four years before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place.

Voters who do not possess and cannot reasonably obtain one of the seven forms of approved photo ID listed above have additional options at the polls.  You may visit the Denton County Elections website at the link provided below for further details.

You can also determine if you are registered to vote at the Denton County Elections website. If you have any questions regarding your voter registration, please call the Denton County Elections Division at (940) 349-3200.